Towson University is a member of the University System of Maryland, which comprises 12 institutions and two regional higher education centers. A Board of Regents appointed by the governor has oversight over the campuses and centers. The president and her designees are responsible for the day-to-day governance of the university. The University Senate and its committees develop university policies and procedures, with the senate also serving in an advisory capacity to the university president.
The university is organized into seven administrative divisions, each with a vice president reporting to the president. Additionally, within the Executive Division, the vice president for Inclusion and Institutional Equity, the vice president for Legal Affairs and Human Resources, and the director of Athletics report to the president.
The provost is the chief academic officer and executive vice president of Academic Affairs. The provost is responsible for academic programs and services offered through the colleges. Each college comprises a number of departments under which the academic programs are offered. The Division of Academic Affairs also oversees the university library, several institutes and programs, and the institutional research and enrollment management administrative units. View the Executive Division Organizational Chart (PDF).
Interim Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
Vice President for Administration and Finance and Chief Fiscal Officer
Vice President for Inclusion and Institutional Equity
Vice President for the Division of Strategic Partnerships and Applied Research
Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel
Vice President for Student Affairs
Vice President for University Advancement
Vice President for University Marketing and Communications
Director of Athletics
The College of Business and Economics
The College of Education
The College of Fine Arts and Communication
The College of Health Professions
The College of Liberal Arts
The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics
Vonnie Shields (Acting Dean)
The Honors College
Terry Cooney (Rector)
The Office of Graduate Studies