TU named a 'Top Producer' of U.S. Fulbright Scholars

University ranked first among master's institutions with four 2011 Fulbright honorees

TOWSON, Md. (Nov. 3, 2011)—Towson University heads a list of colleges and universities that produced the most U.S. Fulbright Scholars during 2011. The rankings, released by The Institute for International Education, show Towson first among 29 regional institutions with four Fulbright Scholars.

Towson’s 2011 U.S. Fulbright Scholars are:

Brian Fath

Brian Fath, Professor, Biological Sciences; Distinguished Chair in Environmental Sciences, Parthenope, University of Naples, Naples, Italy

Rebecca Pisano Rebecca Pisano, Director, Study Abroad Office, Academic Affairs; U.S.-Japan International Education Administrators Program
Robyn Quick Robyn Quick, Professor, Theatre Arts; Lecturing: Cultural Understanding Through Dramaturgy, Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow, Russia
Joseph Rudolph Joseph Rudolph, Professor, Political Science; Lecturing: Supporting the Profession in Kosovo and Post-Communist Europe, American University of Kosovo, Pristina, Kosovo

"Towson University attracts and retains truly incredible faculty and staff who are engaged regionally, nationally and internationally," says Interim President Marcia Welsh. "I am pleased to see that our excellence is receiving international recognition as a top-producing Fulbright institution."

The list of the top producers, grouped by Carnegie Classification, appeared recently in The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the Fulbright Program provides funding for students, scholars, teachers and professionals to undertake graduate study, advanced research, university teaching, and teaching in elementary and secondary schools.







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