Rev. Todd Boling
Originally from Western Kentucky, Rev. Todd Boling has served as a chaplain at TCU since August of 2011. He graduated from Campbellsville University with a bachelors degree in Religious Education and the McAfee School of Theology with a Master of Divinity degree. Between degrees, he worked in campus ministry at Georgia Southern University and after seminary served as the University Chaplain at Mars Hill University. In addition to his background in higher education, Todd also brings vast experience in hospital chaplaincy, having completed his Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Residency at the Atlanta Medical Center and working as a CPE Supervisor In Training at the esteemed Cleveland Clinic. In his role as the University Chaplain at TCU, Todd’s primary areas are supervision of the department, religious organizations, and campus ministry staff, as well as providing pastoral and spiritual care to students, faculty, and staff.
Rev. Lea McCracken
Associate Chaplain & Church Relations Officer
In these roles, Lea focuses on TCU’s covenant with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). As Associate Chaplain, she is a pastoral presence to TCU students, faculty, and staff, offering leadership, resources, and programming for the campus community. And, as Church Relations Officer, she nurtures the ties between TCU and the Disciples of Christ. This role includes connecting our TCU students with area congregations, communicating with our Disciples alumna/e, and serving as the presence of TCU to the denomination. Lea is ordained by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and, prior to TCU, she spent over ten years in congregational ministry and chaplaincy. She is an alumna of the Religion Department at TCU and earned her Master of Divinity from Vanderbilt University.
Associate Director of Religious & Spiritual Life
Mallory handles all of the event coordination for Robert Carr Chapel. Prior to TCU, Mallory developed, owned, and managed a coffee shop in Austin, TX. Since moving to Fort Worth she spends her time adventuring around town with her husband, children, and pups. Mallory loves coffee, finding the best breakfast tacos around, and gardening.
A life-long Ft Worth resident, Cindy and her wonderful husband love to spend their time with their three grand kids. Cindy is a constant volunteer in the community and enjoys reading, Rangers games, sewing and, of course, the Horned Frogs. Cindy is responsible, thankfully, for the day to day operations of the office and is the friendly welcoming face who greets you when you visit us in Jarvis Hall.
Religious Community Advisers
Muslim Community Adviser
Having just graduated from the Qalam Islamic Seminary, Mohamed joined TCU with the vision of connecting with Muslim students on campus and providing them with the spiritual and life advice that they need. In addition to serving as the Muslim Community Adviser on a part-time basis, he is also a full-time graduate student at Texas Tech University completing his last year in the Youth Development master’s program. Mohamed has a lot of experience in the field of youth development having served youth in different capacities over the years, including his current position as a youth committee member for the Valley Ranch Islamic Center in Irving, TX.
Disciples Campus Minister
Addison is a Fort Worth native and graduated from TCU in 2019 with a Bachelor of Music Education. She is also in her third year of a Master of Divinity at Brite Divinity School, which is the seminary located within TCU’s campus. Addison is elated to join the Religious & Spiritual Life Staff as the Disciples Campus Mister, as she remembers cherishing her time in Disciples On Campus during her time as a TCU student. While her main focus is students who are members in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Addison is looking forward to meeting and caring for all TCU students!
Jewish Community Adviser
With over two decades of work in nonprofits, higher education and faith communities, Mimi brings vast experience in community building, program creation, and leadership development. Previously she’s served as Interim Hillel Director at University of Maryland, Hillel liaison to colleges in the Tampa-Sarasota, Florida area; and Interfaith Outreach at Temple Emanu-El of Dallas. She also served as Religion faculty and Director of Admissions and at two college preparatory high schools. Having relocated to the Fort Worth community with her spouse, Rabbi Brian Zimmerman, she is an active member of Beth El congregation and has two children, Saul,18 and Molly,16.