The BTU Database is Towson University’s tool for capturing, measuring, and sharing information related to partnerships and community engagement efforts.
All faculty, staff, and students collaborating with an external partner are asked to submit their information through the BTU Database Form and complete an annual update to ensure that information captured is up to date.
Partnership and community engagement efforts captured in the BTU Database are eligible for:
The BTU Database captures any work taking place between TU faculty, staff, and students, and an external entity. This includes but is not limited to schools, community groups, federal, local, and state government agencies, foundations, healthcare providers, nonprofits, sponsors, businesses, economic development organizations, and arts and cultural entities.
With the vast array of partnerships, the following partnership types are utilized within the BTU Database to comprehensively capture and categorize all partnership work.
If you have any questions about whether or not your engagement is already captured in the BTU Database or if you'd like to explore how your college or division can receive and utilize the information captured in the BTU Database, contact partnerships AT_TOWSON.