Dr. Victor J. Boschini, Jr. has served as chancellor of Texas Christian University since 2003. He is TCU's 10th chancellor. Dr. Boschini earned the bachelor’s degree from Mount Union College, the master’s degree from Bowling Green State University, and the doctorate in higher education administration from Indiana University. He has also received Honorary Doctorates from Lincoln University and The University of Mount Union. In 2005 he was the recipient of the Distinguished Alumni Award from the Indiana University College of Education. He holds the rank of professor of education and currently teaches one course per academic year for the TCU College of Education.
Dr. Boschini served previously as President of Illinois State University, where he also previously served as vice president for student affairs and associate professor in the Department of Educational Administration and Foundations. Prior to that he held administrative and teaching positions at Butler and Indiana universities.
Dr. Boschini is a Past Chair of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Independent Colleges & Universities (NAICU). He also served as a representative of the Big 12 Conference to serve on the NCAA Presidential Forum that involves presidential leadership of intercollegiate athletics and assists the NCAA Division 1 Board of Directors in accomplishing its strategic mission in the Division 1 governance structure.
For the Boschinis, TCU is a family affair. Dr. Boschini and his wife, Megani, Honorary TCU Alumna ’10, are the parents of four Horned Frogs: Margaret ’18, Edward ’16, Mary Catherine ’12, and Elizabeth ’09. Dr. and Mrs. Boschini are involved in a variety of activities in the city of Fort Worth. They are both committed to ensuring that they, and TCU, are active participants in the Fort Worth community.