Vice President of Inclusion & Institutional Equity Search

Towson University (TU) is pleased to accept applications for the Vice President of the Office of Inclusion and Institutional Equity (OIIE). OIIE affirms and supports TU's commitment to diversity and inclusion. The office fosters a university climate that is grounded in respect, civility and inclusion, and enriches the educational experience of students, supports positive workplace environments, promotes excellence, and cultivates the intellectual and personal growth of the entire university community. OIIE works to support the university's ongoing commitment to a learning and working environment free from sexual misconduct, discrimination, harassment, hate, and bias.

The Vice President of Inclusion & Institutional Equity leads university-wide efforts to advance inclusion and institutional equity at TU. Reporting directly to the President the VP will serve as a member of the President's Cabinet and work closely with the Provost, Deans, Divisional Vice Presidents, and the campus community to provide strategic direction and vision for diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives across the campus and in the community.

TU is Maryland's university of opportunities and known as a leader for the public good. With more than 150 years of experience pushing possibilities, TU was ranked by U.S. News & World Report in the top 100 for public national universities. Located on a 330-acre campus in Towson, Maryland, just 10 miles from Baltimore's Inner Harbor and a short drive or train ride to Washington, D.C., Philadelphia or New York City, TU offers unmatched opportunities to engage with the state and federal government, elected officials, worldwide embassies, think tanks, the national media and other influencers of public policy in addition to endless cultural, recreational and entertainment attractions.

All applications, nominations, and inquiries are invited. Applications should include, as two separate documents, a CV or resume and a letter of interest addressing the themes in the Leadership Profile (PDF). Professional references are not requested at this time. WittKieffer is assisting Towson University in this search. For fullest consideration, candidate materials should be received by October 18, 2021. Application materials should be submitted using WittKieffer’s candidate portal. Nominations and inquiries can be directed to: Charlene Aguilar, Jen Meyers Pickard, Ph.D., and Sandra Chu,

Towson University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Towson University’s policies, programs, and activities comply with federal and state laws and University System of Maryland regulations prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity and/or expression or sexual orientation.