The Race & Reconciliation Initiative (RRI) is an academically-based, historically-focused research initiative.
Launched in 2020, RRI was designed to investigate and document TCU’s relationship with slavery, racism and the Confederacy. This academic endeavor draws upon the talents of faculty, staff, students and alumni to research and raise awareness of racism and inequality, helping us work toward a campus culture where everyone is respected and valued.
Our research focus for the academic year 2023-2024 is a deeper dive into recent but related histories (1998-2020). Building on previous research conducted by the RRI and others, we are conducting a more comprehensive examination of the experiences of Native American and Indigenous, Latinx, African American, Asian American and other ethnic identities at TCU.
For a year-by-year outline of our research, see Operation Triangulation – A Five Year Plan.