Presidential Scholar

Dr. Nancy Grasmick, former superintendent of Maryland State Public Schools, is Towson University’s first Presidential Scholar.

An alumna of Towson University, Dr. Grasmick is tasked with collaborating with the seven colleges across campus as well as external partners, to bring innovative education and leadership programs to campus. With a focus on the neuroscience of learning, preparing women for leadership roles, personalized education practices, and new models for more effective schools she is committed to preparing educators and their students for success. Thanks to her steadfast efforts, Towson University has already implemented a number of pioneering programs that put the university and its students in position to lead the nation.

Support Innovation Programs at Towson University

It is a national priority to elevate the educational experiences of our students to ensure they are well prepared for success in the 21st century. Towson University is at the forefront of the effort, expanding on its long legacy in the field of education with a spotlight on new research and innovation.

Philanthropic support is vital to the work that Dr. Grasmick is leading at Towson University. Funding innovative programs requires investment from numerous sources. Already, much of the work accomplished by Dr. Grasmick and her team has been made possible by private donations from alumni, friends and education advocates who believe in Towson’s unique role in a vision to vastly improve our nation’s education systems.

Your support can ensure that Towson University best prepares students for the difficult, yet immensely vital role of educating future generations of children and preparing them to be leaders for tomorrow. Please consider a tax-deductible contribution to the Towson University Foundation in support of Innovation in Teacher and Leader Preparation today.