Bradshaw will lead University Admissions, the Tutoring and Learning Center, Financial Aid, Office of the Registrar and Academic Advising
This message was sent on behalf of Melanie Perreault, Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs:
Dear Towson University community:
I am very pleased to announce, with the support of President Kim Schatzel, that Boyd
Bradshaw, Ed.D. has accepted the senior leadership position as TU’s Vice President
for Enrollment Management. He begins his appointment April 29, 2022.
Dr. Bradshaw will be the inaugural Vice President for Enrollment Management, reporting directly to the Provost and serving as a member of the President’s Cabinet and Provost's Council. As TU’s chief enrollment officer, Bradshaw will lead the next phase of development and implementation of a strategic, data-informed, forward-thinking enrollment management plan that achieves the goals of the university with regard to degree programs, diversity and fiscal outcomes. He will lead four functional units—University Admissions, the Tutoring and Learning Center, Financial Aid, Office of the Registrar and Academic Advising.
Dr. Bradshaw is a nationally recognized leader in higher education, bringing more than 25 years of strategic enrollment management experience to TU. He will oversee the completion of a strategic enrollment plan that emphasizes TU's national leadership in inclusive student success, as outlined through the goals of TU's University Strategic Plan.
Dr. Bradshaw comes to TU from Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), where he's served as Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Chief Enrollment Officer since 2016. He led the formulation and implementation of a strategic enrollment plan at IUPUI, an institution that enrolls over 30,000 students and holds a Carnegie Classification of R2 — Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity. Dr. Bradshaw currently reports directly to the Executive Vice Chancellor and Chief Academic Officer and served as a member of IUPUI's Council of Academic Deans and chaired an Enrollment Management Advisory Council.
Previously, he served as the Vice President for Enrollment Management at Logan University in St. Louis, MO for five years. His experience in enrollment management also includes leadership positions at Valparaiso University, Saint Louis University, the University of Louisville and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
Bradshaw earned his Doctorate in Education, with a focus on Higher Education Administration, from Saint Louis University. He has a Master of Science in Education and a Bachelor of Science in Business, both from Eastern Illinois University.
Towson University is committed to furthering its impact as an anchor institution and advancing its pre-eminent position as a national leader in inclusive excellence. Dr. Bradshaw will hold a key leadership position in TU’s efforts to realize these goals, and will be able to leverage TU's collaborative, consultative environment; commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion; and a vibrant atmosphere that fosters innovation and change.
Earlier this year, a search committee was convened with Dr. Vernon Hurte, Vice President for Student Affairs, serving as chair. I want to thank the committee for their time and support to identify and recommend the final pool of talented candidates.
The search committee included:
I also want to thank Chief Human Resource Officer and VP of Operations Steve Jones,
as well as Jennifer Stano, Nyasha Lumumba and the Office of Human Resources staff
for their tremendous support throughout the search.
I know you all will join me in congratulating Boyd on his new role within the Towson University community and offering our support as he transitions into this important leadership position.
Melanie Perreault, Ph.D.
Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs