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Office of the Dean

College of Science & Engineering

Suite 102 Tucker Technology Center
2840 West Bowie Street
TCU Box 298960
Fort Worth, Texas 76129

Voice: 817.257.7727
Fax: 817.257.7736

Phil Hartman

C. Magnus L. Rittby
Senior Associate Dean for Administration and Graduate Programs

J. Richard Rinewalt
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Affairs

Valerie DeSantis Bechtel
Assistant Dean for Development

Kathy Ferguson
Assistant to the Dean & Finance Administrator

Susan Dolce
Director of Degree Certification

Alex DeLeon
Administrative Assistant

Andrea Stafford
Marketing Coordinator

Gabriela Pineider
Career Consultant, Center for Career and Professional Development

Sophia Garcia
CSE Diversity Advocate

Chuck Dunning
Outreach Coordinator & Let's Talk Consultant


About the CSE

The CSE was formed in 2000 after a split from the former AddRan College of Arts and Sciences. Faculty scholars in the CSE teach more than 1,800 undergraduate students and 130 graduate students per year. Through the years, new center, institutes, programs and initiatives have evolved, which each support the mission and character of the College.

CSE Annual Reviews

Mission Statement

To foster knowledge of and curiosity about science, mathematics, and engineering by offering personalized, rigorous instruction that emphasizes research and internship opportunities.

Core Values

Integrity – acting with compassion in an honest and trustworthy manner
Respect – honoring individual differences and embracing inclusiveness
Intellectual Curiosity – experiencing the joy of learning through a passion for discovery and innovation
Excellence – challenging ourselves and others to reach our greatest potential
Hard Work – embracing rigor, analytical thinking, and perseverance in the pursuit of knowledge

Promise Statement

Where open doors open minds

Vision Statement

Inspiring individuals to discover and apply science and technology for a better future


As defined mathematically, a vector directs one point to another. Through the Office of the Dean, Vectors is the collaborative effort between marketing, career consulting and fundraising, which directs consulting and fundraising, which directs constituents toward resources across the College and beyond.

The Vectors Group works on the following:

  • Social media
  • Career consulting
  • Resume Review
  • Mock Interviews
  • Newsletters
  • CSE Websites
  • Design
  • Advancement

Dean’s Award Winners

Distinguished Achievement Award and Wassenich Award Recipients

CSE Spotlight
Bret Rogers, Class of 2019
Study abroad for pre-health students

2/24/2020 Matt Chumchal, professor and director of the TCU Pre-Health Professions Institute, and Laura Luque, instructor II, published an article…

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Suite 102 Tucker Technology Center | TCU Box 298960 | Fort Worth, TX 76129
Phone: 817.257.7727 | Fax: 817.257.7736