Office of the President

“Towson University’s commitment to academic excellence, support for faculty research, research opportunities for students and engagement in the surrounding community strongly resonate with me.”
— President Kim Schatzel

The Office of the President serves the greater campus community by upholding and exemplifying the vision and the academic mission of Towson University while enhancing the learning, leadership and success of faculty, staff and students. The Office of the President’s staff work closely with all university divisions to support the university in key areas, including governmental relations.

Meet President Schatzel

President Schatzel became Towson University’s 14th president in January 2016. She is strategically building on the university’s momentum to ensure TU continues to provide the highest quality programs and quality of life for students and the greater community it serves. Her contributions to and leadership in Maryland have been recognized by The Daily Record, which named her one of the 2017 Influential Marylanders, 2017 Top 100 Women and 2017 Most Admired CEOs. She also received the Daily Record's 2018 Icon Honors and was named to the inaugural Power 100 list in 2021. 

Presidential Communications

The president welcomes comments on Twitter @KimSchatzel. Read her speeches, presentations and other presidential communications.

Fueling Momentum

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TU 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 2021 Annual Report is a celebration of achievements that fuel TU’s momentum and national recognition.

Read the TU Annual Report (PDF)
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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.

Read “A More Inclusive TU”


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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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