It’s nifty. It’s eTU.
Welcome to the inaugural issue of eTU, Towson University’s
faculty/staff newsletter. With each weekly issue, you’ll receive
timely features, photos and facts in an attractive, easy-to-read
format—all for a few moments of your time and a few clicks
of your mouse.
Jan Lucas, writer/editor
talk about campus crime
Perceptions and reality at odds,
says police chief
Col. Bernard Gerst is as interested in myth-busting
as crime-busting these days. [more...]
Lighten up, Mr. Newell
First principal’s descendants hope
to help restore 125-year-old painting
M.A. Newell, his purposeful Victorian features softened by time
and grime, keeps watch over the campus from the top floor of Cook
Library. The oversized portrait, painted midway through his 24-year
stint as TU’s first principal, [more...]
Town coming to our campus
TU welcomes visit by The National Players
America’s longest-running classical touring company will perform
one of America’s most loved plays on Tuesday, January 20,
at 8 p.m. in Stephens Hall Theatre.
Recent Media Highlights
Caret takes positive approach to Towson,
Towson Times, January 8
President Robert L. Caret spoke to reporter Loni Ingraham about his
dream “to make Towson, or a significant part of Towson, a college
town,” adding that it would foster a better town/gown relationship--and
boost the economy.
Make all polluters pay
The Sun Op/Ed, January 5, 2004
Jeffrey Michael, Department of Economics, advocated taxing agricultural
polluters to generate funds for better pollution control technology.
“If it makes people feel better, we could call it a user fee
for the bay,” he wrote.
Md. home values rise fastest in a dozen
The Sun, December 31, 2002
John Hopkins, RESI, told Sun reporter Larry Carson that
the state’s fast-rising home values--and the economic housing
segregation produced by high prices--are blocking many middle-and
low-income people from the suburban home market.