University Promotions & Events

The Office of University Promotions & Events delivers an integrated approach to internal and external engagement. From the development and implementation of presidential events to serving as the primary point of contact for leveraging both internal and external sponsorships.

The Office of University Promotions and Events develops and implements events created on behalf of the Office of the President, University Advancement, and other university leadership. The office collaborates with campus colleagues to extend the presidential standard of excellence throughout the University, and provide guidance in the production of the high-visibility functions like university wide events, receptions, ceremonies, and fundraisers. The department provides regular assessment of events and the return on investment of sponsorships.

The office manages the policies, operations, and use of three exclusive presidential venues for high-level cultivation of university donors, prospective donors and area decision-makers.

The Office of University Promotions and Events is responsible for maintaining the centralized sponsorship development program. The department is the creative force in the development of corporate sponsorship proposals, sponsorship appeals, and sponsor-oriented special events. 

Sponsorship of outside organizational events helps Towson University to position itself within Maryland in relation to its competitors.  It enhances the University's overall mission, reputation and image and provides support to local organizations to foster civic engagement, consistent with the University's strategic goals.

The cornerstones for the Office of University Promotions and Events is generating impressive events, strategic sponsorships, building participation and affinity among faculty, students, staff and alumni, while strengthening relationships with donors, corporate sponsors/partners, and government officials and supporting the university’s priorities in a direct and powerful way.

Presidential and Signature Events

The Office of University Promotions & Events establishes and maintains the TU standard of excellence for the creation, planning and execution of inspiring campus events created on behalf of the Office of the President, University Advancement, and other university leadership. The office is responsible for all aspects of Presidential Events, defined as those events hosted by the president or in which she plays a major role, and other high-profile/high-impact events that directly support the values, mission, goals and priorities of Towson University.  

Contact Us

Louise Miller, Assistant Vice President
Email:     Phone:  410-704-6037

Teresa Hardin, Director of Presidential Events and The Auburn House Management
Email: Phone:  410-704-4393

Joan Sellers, Promotions & Event Assistant
Email:   Phone:  410-704-4400

Kyle Jackson, Pepsi Intern
Email:  Phone:  410-704-4400

Vacant, Assistant Director for Events & Engagement