Senior Director of Advancement Communications
Dee’s major responsibilities are providing marketing and communications oversight for the University Advancement division, creating fund-raising materials such as the TCU Outlook newsletter, and providing writing and editorial support for the Chancellor and other TCU officials. She has been at the University for more than two decades, initially working in the University’s Communications Office, where she covered the sciences. She soon moved to University Advancement to provide writing and editing assistance for the development staff. In 1994, she was named director of Development Communications and since has developed the fund-raising materials for two TCU comprehensive campaigns. In 2006, she became senior director.
Assistant Director of Advancement Communications
Ma’lisa has more than 20 years of writing, editing and project management experience in the health care, higher education, news and technology fields. She first joined TCU in 1993 as the University’s internal communications editor, but left in 1996 to start her own communications business. In 2001, she returned to campus to provide strategic marketing and editorial services to the annual fund, gift planning and major donor operations of University Advancement. As the University’s “style guru,” she manages an online stylebook for all employees. Ma’lisa earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of North Texas and is pursuing a master’s degree in art history at TCU.