Office of the Provost

The Office of the Provost provides the support and resources for an environment grounded in respect and inclusion where students, faculty, and staff can engage in learning and teaching, scholarly research and creative work.

Promotion, Tenure, And Permanent Status 

FACULTY FAQs REgarding Covid 

At Towson University, almost 23,000 students are enrolled in a wide array of undergraduate and graduate programs. Our faculty is committed to excellence in teaching, and their scholarship, research, and service are exceptional. We take great pride in the fact that all of our faculty is engaged in teaching as their primary commitment at their university. Moreover, the faculty is supported by a dedicated staff committed to student success.

Melanie Perreault, Ph.D., the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, leads the Office of the Provost and is responsible for the oversight of all academic programs and services. The Office of the Provost staff is committed to working together with other university administrators, faculty, staff, students and community to carry out Towson University's mission, academic priorities and initiatives.

Provost Appearance Form

If you are planning an event that advances the academic excellence of the university, you may request the provost’s participation by filling out the Provost & Executive Vice President Event Participation Form.

Please Submit the Form at least 30 days prior to your event date.  

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Initiatives and Priorities

We foster inclusive environments where students and faculty can engage in learning and teaching, scholarly research and creative work, and pursue opportunities for civic and ethical leadership.

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Faculty Recognition 

Our faculty are an important and vital part of all we do.  We take great pride in recognizing their achievements in teaching, scholarship, research, creative activity, public service, and mentoring.

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Diversity Initiatives and Resources 

The Office of the Provost enthusiastically supports the university’s diversity and inclusion mission and vision. Dedicated resources and initiatives promote success by fostering environments grounded in respect and inclusion for all members of TU’s campus community.

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Faculty Academic Center of Excellence at Towson

Faculty Academic Center of Excellence at Towson (FACET) will become a centralized hub for Towson University's faculty across all ranks and titles, whose programming and support for the faculty will encompass teaching, scholarship, community and quality of life. This faculty development center is designated as one of the top presidential priorities.

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Contact Information

Office of the Provost

Administration Building
Room 311
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.