TU 2010

Partnerships Philosophy

As Towson University is preparing its plan for the future, it will focus on a partnerships philosophy.

Students working on an experiment

Serve and continue to evolve as a work force engine for the state.
Develop local and state agency partnerships that target nurses, teachers, and health professions.

Expand business partnerships.

Work with Baltimore County Department. of Economic Development, MIDAS, Tedco, and DBED with focus on IT professionals and business leaders.

Expand outreach efforts to promote economic development and address social issues within the state.
Expand our business outreach efforts through organizations such as with the Mid-Atlantic CIO Forum.

Expand K-12 efforts with Baltimore City to target special education and reading needs.

Expand our community outreach efforts through local entities such as the Greater Towson Committee and national entities that are locally based such as the National Federation of the Blind.

Enhance our efforts of working with the local school K-12 systems.

Develop programs to support and help retain teachers in local school systems.

Expand public-private partnerships to build new auxiliary facilities.

Strengthen linkages to local, state and federal governments.
Expand partnerships with federal agencies including NSA, NASA, SSA, and the Department of Homeland Security.

Develop a strong shared governance structure that involves stakeholders throughout the university and assure a responsive organization structure.
Evaluate the existing university organization structure and make changes as necessary to assure the structure allows the university to meet its goals.

Establish new partnerships.
Collaborate with technology companies to enhance technology capabilities of the campus.

Develop a strong working relationship with Maryland Public Television to create new teaching and learning opportunities.

Develop joint targeted programs with University System of Maryland partners, for example a joint MBA.

Establish partnerships with the region’s professional sports organizations to pursue cooperative programs, internships and civic opportunities.

Explore becoming a partner with a Charter School in the Baltimore City and/or Baltimore County Public School System.


Take note

Since its launch in fall 2006, the University of Baltimore/Towson University MBA program has enrolled 145 students.




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