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Academic Achievement

Academic Achievement

Building on our past success, we continue to emphasize excellence in teaching, scholarship, research and community engagement responsive to the needs of the region and the state.

Assess and strengthen academic programs to ensure students develop Towson's Learning Outcomes.

  • Review and evaluate curriculum to ensure challenging content that addresses workforce and geographic demands.
  • Employ faculty development programs; enhance learning assessments, use of online delivery and new technology to support faculty and students.

Enhance and expand academic endeavors to improve the well-being of the Baltimore Metropolitan Region and the State of Maryland.

  • Embrace the metropolitan mission by taking a leadership role in addressing urban problems, developing creative partnerships, and adapting to the needs of urban/suburban students and school systems.
  • Right-size enrollment, faculty and staff to build capacity in high demand fields such as STEM, health professions and education.

Challenge, inspire and support students and faculty to perform at the highest level.

  • Inspire students to become educated, engaged, informed citizens with leadership skills and a passion for intellectual challenge.
  • Empower faculty with innovative pedagogical methodologies and establish best practices within each discipline.

Optimize retention and time to graduation for all students.

  • Strengthen student advising.
  • Implement an early warning system to assist students throughout their academic career.
  • Take the trimester from pilot to program.
  • Develop The Towson Promise of degree attainment in 4 years.





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