Office of the President

Dr. Melanie Perreault assumed the role of Towson University's interim president on February 1, 2023. Dr. Mark R. Ginsberg will begin his tenure as the university's 15th president on October 30, 2023.

Our Mission

The Office of the President serves the greater campus community by upholding and exemplifying the vision and the academic mission of Towson University. The Office of the President’s staff work closely with all university divisions, as well as community partners and government officials, to support TU's faculty, staff, students and programs.

Meet Interim President Perreault

Melanie Perreault, Ph.D., assumed the role of interim president on February 1, 2023 after serving four years as provost and executive vice president for academic and student affairs. During her tenure as provost, she managed 125 degree programs (undergraduate, master’s and doctorate) and oversaw support of nearly 23,000 students annually, more than 1,700 full-time and adjunct faculty and over 200 staff and administrators. She was also responsible for the creation and implementation of the university’s academic priorities and provides leadership over TU’s six academic colleges, the Honors College, the Office of Graduate Studies, the Albert S. Cook Library and the divisions of student affairs and enrollment management. Read her full bio.

Meet the Incoming President

Dr. Mark R. Ginsberg will take the helm as Towson University’s 15th president, starting October 30. Get to know our incoming president.


Fueling Momentum

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Strategic Plan: Leadership for the Public Good

TU’s 2020-2030 strategic plan seeks to deliver transformative outcomes as part of its commitment to advance the public good. 

Read TU's strategic plan
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A University on the Rise

Towson University’s 2022 Annual Report is a celebration of achievements that fuel TU’s momentum and national recognition.

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Diversity Strategic Plan

TU’s ongoing success depends on strategically placing diversity, equity and inclusion at the core of our mission.

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Contact Information

Office of the President

Administration Building, 3rd floor

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Mon - Fri: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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