Diversity, equity and inclusion are a key part of TCU’s core values and a foundational theme in TCU’s Vision in Action: Lead On strategic plan. TCU is committed to creating an environment where students, faculty and staff thrive, and a campus community that is welcoming and respectful of all.
A key step to creating an inclusive environment is to refer to others by their chosen pronoun. Words are powerful language tools that help us convey meaning and connect. We use words to communicate, characterize, and describe everything around us. Nothing may be more personal than the words people use to refer to us through our names and pronouns. This page gives you resources on how to respectfully refer to others as they identify themselves.
[Image & Partial Text Source: National Institutes of Health, Blog Post, What are Gender Pronouns? Why Do They Matter? by Gemma Martin, Louis Choporis, and Bali White]