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Texas Lyceum Partners with TCU to Launch Inaugural Executive Leadership Development Program

This partnership will impact rising professionals from across Texas.

April 08, 2021

By Kalyn McKittrick

The Texas Lyceum and the TCU Neeley School of Business have developed a unique partnership to launch a customized executive leadership program for Lyceum Directors rising professionals looking to elevate their personal leadership skills.

The program will be facilitated by experienced TCU faculty who have practical, real world experience, and are leading research on the latest leadership theories and trends. TCU and the Lyceum have designed a detailed program to complement the Lyceum’s 40-year history of leadership while supporting its Directors with thoughtful instruction in areas such as Reimagining Leadership, Engaging Across Differences, and Influence and Leading Change.  

“The Texas Lyceum consistently seeks opportunities to provide our directors outlets to grow their personal and professional skillsets to build a stronger future for all Texans,” said Texas Lyceum President Castlen Kennedy. “We’re proud to partner with TCU and the Neeley School of Business to create an exciting, engaging and empowering program that enhances the value proposition of Lyceum directorship.”

Jim Roach of TCU Executive Education

Course content will be customized to align with the Lyceum’s efforts to identify and develop the next generation of top leadership in the state to solve problems facing Texas. The courses will be delivered in short format (two to three hours in duration), and will be offered three times throughout the calendar year before the Lyceum’s April, September and November conferences.

"We’re excited to partner with the Texas Lyceum on this innovative executive leadership program. Our collaboration represents a wonderful opportunity for TCU to support the Lyceum’s important mission,” said TCU Neeley Executive Education Executive Director Jim Roach. “Together, we’ve developed a multi-year, leading-edge development program that will provide key insights, skills and strategies to leaders from across our state, in a range of industries, as they lead efforts to respond to the important challenges ahead. We value this opportunity to directly impact the leadership of organizations within our state."

More information about the Texas Lyceum and TCU Neeley School of Business partnership and leadership development program is available at

For more information on how to partner with TCU Neeley Executive Education, please contact Kalyn McKittrick, Director of Marketing and Engagement at

Texas Lyceum
The Texas Lyceum is the only nonprofit, nonpartisan, stateside leadership organization focused on identifying the state’s next generation of leaders and providing a forum for civil discourse. The organization hosts meetings and conferences, publishes a nationally-acclaimed annual poll, and offers scholarship and fellowship programs all focused on bringing together diverse opinions and expertise to emphasize constructive private-sector, public-sector and individual responses to the issues facing the state and the nation.

TCU Neeley School of Business
The mission of the TCU Neeley School of Business is to develop ethical leaders with cutting-edge business competencies with a global perspective to help shape the greater business environment. Through leading-edge thought, our faculty and students work to improve the practice of business and contribute to the greater good of society and the world.