Presidential Priorities

After a listening tour, focus groups and extensive fact-finding, President Kim Schatzel outlines her eight priorities for building an even stronger foundation for Towson University over the next 3 to 5 years.

TU Matters to Maryland

TU Matters to Maryland

TU Matters to Maryland is a comprehensive communication strategy that articulates what makes TU distinct and valuable to the state of Maryland in 2018 and beyond.

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BTU - partnerships at work for Greater Baltimore

BTU—Partnerships at Work for Greater Baltimore

We will enhance and strengthen our existing partnerships in Greater Baltimore through a framework of coordinating resources, sharing data, determining impacts and outcomes, and recognizing and rewarding those doing the work.

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Student interning downtown

Lifelong Career Center

We will create a world-class, lifelong Career Center with services and support for students, alumni, and the greater community seeking professional guidance and navigational tools throughout their careers.

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A more diverse and inclusive campus

Diverse and Inclusive Campus

A more diverse and inclusive campus will be achieved through senior level leadership with strategic vision for the design, promotion, and delivery of best-practice diversity, inclusion and cultural competency efforts across campus.

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Paws for Thanks

Culture of Philanthropy

To build a culture of philanthropy we will conduct a campaign feasibility study to determine the campaign’s potential as well as provide a strategy for its achievement.

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Faculty use of technology

World-Class Faculty Development Center

We will create a world-class Faculty Development Center to support teaching and academic innovations with technology, collaborative space, seminars, teaching workshops, and other resources. 

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Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan Alignment

We will align TU’s vision, strategic plan, strategic plans of the divisions and colleges, and the Campus Master Plan to formulate an operating plan and funding model to support strategic goals.

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Study Abroad student


The TIGER Way, the Transfer, International, Graduate Enrollment Resource Initiative will support the entire student population, especially our non-traditional transfer, international and graduate students as they launch into college life and studies at TU.

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