Debbie Darr

CUMU Membership and Operations Coordinator

Debbie Darr

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Partnerships and Outreach


Debbie serves as membership and operations coordinator for the Coalition of Urban and Metropolitan Universities (CUMU), which is headquartered at Towson University. In this role, Debbie handles CUMU operations and the functions of its institutional membership, including management of the organization’s finances; recruitment and on-boarding of new members; annual renewals of membership; enhancement of membership value; administrative functions of the executive committee; support for the annual conference; grant applications and management; and more to support the success of the organization.

Debbie’s background includes ten years in the financial services industry at two Baltimore firms, Alex Brown and Wachovia Securities.


Debbie holds an M.B.A. from Loyola University Maryland and a B.S. in business administration and marketing from Towson University.


Debbie lives in Lutherville with her husband and two teenage boys. She serves on the board of her community association, volunteers at her sons' schools, and enjoys spending time outdoors. She especially loves snowboarding at various mountains over the winter, visiting her family at the Jersey Shore during the summer, and hiking all year round.