University Senate

The University Senate is the primary policy-making body of the university as well as the academic community's primary advisory body to the president.



Monthly meetings are held on the first Monday of the month, from 4 – 6 p.m. and are open to anyone who would like to attend them. If you would like to be added to the monthly email distribution list, please contact  in the Office of the Provost.

The next meeting of the University Senate for the 2017-2018 academic year will be held on Monday, Mar. 5, 2018 in LA 4310. 

Please review the 2017-2018 University Senate meeting schedule for future meeting dates.

University Senate Membership 2017-2018

University Senate Executive Committee 

  • Jennifer Ballengee, Chair
  • Cole Reilly, Vice Chair
  • Ashley Todd-Diaz, Secretary
  • Desiree Rowe, Member at Large
  • James Mileo, Student Representative
  • Margot Vanderberghe, TUSC Representative

University Senate

Name Department College Term Expires
Ballengee, Jennifer English At Large  2018
Beck, Harald Biological Sciences FCSM 2020 
Brown, Cheryl T.

Computer & Information Sciences

Contingent Faculty Representative



Burnham, Amanda Art + Design, Art History, Art Education COFAC 2018
Collins, Samuel Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice At Large  2019
Fewster, Darlene Special Education COE 2018
Herbert, Patrick Health Science CHP 2018
Katz, Kimberly History CLA 2020
Kumchev, Angel Mathematics FCSM 2019
Maxwell, Joanna Nursing CHP 2019
McLucas, John Foreign Languages AAUP 2020
Nag, Barin e-Business and Technology Management CBE 2020 
Reilly, Cole Elementary Education COE 2018
Ross, Doug Management CBE 2019
Rowe, Desiree Mass Communication & Communication Studies COFAC 2019
Slotkin, Joel English CLA 2019
Sullivan, Tim Economics At Large  2018
Todd Diaz, Ashley Library At Large 2020 

Tomlinson, Carissa

Library Library  2018

Vandenberghe, Margot

Towson University Staff Council (TUSC) TUSC 2018 
Vatz, Richard Instructional Leadership and Professional Development At Large  2020
Zimmerman, Jay Mathematics At Large  2019


Name/Role Term Expires
Mileo, James - Student Government Association (SGA) 2018
Bollinger, Luke - Student Government Association (SGA) 2018
Celebrado-Royer, Danvic - Student Government Association (SGA) 2018
Turner, Airial - Student Government Association (SGA) 2018 
Fuller, Kent - Graduate Student Association (GSA) 2018 

Ex Officio (Non-voting)

  • Kim Schatzel, President
  • Tim Chandler, Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Traevena Byrd, Vice President for Legal Affairs and Human Resources
  • Marina Cooper, Vice President for University Marketing and Communications
  • Leah Cox, Vice President of Inclusion and Institutional Equity
  • Brian DeFilippis, Vice President for University Advancement
  • Daraius Irani, Vice President for Innovation and Applied Research
  • Deb Moriarty, Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Robert Campbell, Acting Vice President of Administration and Finance and Chief Fiscal Officer
  • Eden Parks, Parliamentarian