Texas Wesleyan University Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Texas Wesleyan University regarding its recent data breach. The Texas Wesleyan University data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of individuals.


Texas Wesleyan University is a private, Methodist university located in Fort Worth, Texas. Founded in 1890 as Polytechnic College, Texas Wesleyan University is Fort Worth’s oldest higher education institution. Today, Texas Wesleyan University offers over 30 undergraduate majors and 18 graduate programs across a range of academic disciplines, including arts, sciences, business, education, health sciences, and more.2 Competing in the NAIA as the Rams, Texas Wesleyan University has 16 athletic teams and enrolls around 2,600 students.


In October 2023, Texas Wesleyan University discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information in its systems may have been accessed. Through its investigation, Texas Wesleyan University determined that an unauthorized actor may have accessed this sensitive information on October 6, 2023. On November 3, 2023, Texas Wesleyan University began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Passport information
  • Financial account information
  • Medical information

If you received a breach notification letter from Texas Wesleyan University:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or sam@turkestrauss.com.

If you were impacted by the Texas Wesleyan University data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Texas Wesleyan University;
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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