About Us

The Office of Student Life Analytics was established in 2008 to serve Texas Christian University, and more specifically, the Division of Student Affairs by providing the leadership and expertise to establish and promote a culture of accountability and continuous program improvement built upon active and intentional assessment and evaluation efforts.

By providing and sharing information about students and their co-curricular experiences, the Division of Student Affairs utilizes results to inform decisions and guides with the ultimate goal of enhancing student learning and development. Guided by student development theory in conjunction with CAS Standards, regional accrediting standards, and the best current practices, the Student Affairs Office of Student Life Analytics is committed to creating an ethos of active and intentional assessment planning for the purpose of program improvement and accountability.

• Campuswide survey coordination & administration
• Departmental evaluation
• Workshops
• Technical assistance
• Consultation
• Assessment planning
• Strategic planning


Angela D. Taylor, Ph.D., L.P.C. – S

Director, Student Affairs Office of Student Life Analytics.

Dr. Angela D. Taylor, also a Licensed Professional Counselor and Supervisor, is the founding Director of the Student Affairs Office of Student Life Analytics. She has served in this capacity since June 2008. Dr. Taylor helped develop the Student Affairs Strategic Planning process, established the Student Affairs Assessment Council, and created the Student Affairs Departmental Review process. She has served on SACS External & Internal Review Teams, the University Evaluation Committee, and eleven Dissertation committees.

Prior to accepting her current position, Dr. Taylor served as the Director of the TCU Alcohol & Drug Education Center for 14 years. During her tenure, the ADE Center, along with Dr. Taylor, received numerous awards and national recognitions. In 1995, the ADE Center at TCU was selected as having one of the top six prevention programs in higher education by a U. S. Department of Education FIPSE analysis team.

Before coming to TCU, Dr. Taylor spent 13 years at the University of North Texas (UNT) where she served as Substance Abuse Counselor for the NT Challenge Program and Teaching Fellow for the Counselor Education Department. Her experience also includes three-years of service with the Institute for Aerobic Research (Cooper Clinic) in Dallas, Texas as a database manager and data analyst.

Angela received her Bachelor of Science in Physical Education and Health from Texas A&M University (1981) and her Master of Science in Kinesiology (Sport Psychology) from UNT (1984). Angela received her Ph.D. in Counselor Education from UNT in 1998, where her dissertation was nominated to the graduate council for the Outstanding Dissertation Award.

Makayla M. Rosales, M.Edl in Higher Education Candidate

Graduate Assistant, Student Affairs Office of Student Life Analytics.

Makayla is a second-year Masters of Educational Leadership in Higher Education student and in the WGST graduate certification program. She has served in the position as graduate assistant for Student Life Analytics since Fall of 2020. Her background is in education and assessment, being a previous high school teacher and continuing her education here at TCU.

Before coming to TCU, Makayla attended and received her Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education English at Northern Arizona University (2019). After graduation, she became an educator teaching ninth-grade English in Flagstaff, Arizona and then pursued graduate school the Fall of 2020. She has also served in TCU’s CARE Office (Campus Advocacy, Resources & Education) as an intern for the Summer of 2021.