FACET provides tools and opportunities to expand faculty grant-funded research, scholarship, and creative activity.
Contact the research fellow with any questions about grant writing, funding, mentoring and fellowships at TU. Email facet AT_TOWSON.
This program provides selected faculty members of various rank with opportunities to infuse diversity and inclusion into existing curriculum, create models to improve classroom dynamics in support of social justice, or identify strategies to enhance institutional practices.
Interested in applying for a DIFF? Meet with a former DIFF for application tips and review. Email facet AT_TOWSON.
The FACET Research and Teaching Fellowships programs provide full-time faculty members with opportunities to lead campus-wide initiatives in their respective areas of expertise and help to shape faculty professional development programs throughout TU.
Support for TU faculty interested in incorporating a significant service-learning component into a course.
The Office of Sponsored Programs and Research (OSPR) grows, manages and protects the Towson University sponsored programs portfolio.
OER are free learning materials that are written for the purpose of being shared publicly with no compensation for the creator. FACET periodically offers grants to faculty for exploration or adoption/adaptation of OER for their classes. In addition to grants, recipients receive support and mentoring by the TU OER Community of Practice (CoP). Access the latest grant opportunity, with a deadline of May 10, 2021. If you have questions, please contact FACET.
The Office of Sponsored Programs and Research grows, manages and protects the Towson University sponsored programs portfolio.
The FACET Scholars program, formerly Towson Academy of Scholars, is now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 academic year.
The program’s purpose is to advance faculty research, with guidance from a nationally known scholar in the faculty member’s area of study. At least three awards will be given to tenure-track Assistant Professors or Librarians I and II, who have been at Towson four years or fewer. All academic disciplines are welcome.
Applications for the 2021-2022 academic year are due April 19, 2021!
Periodically, faculty have the opportunity to meet with a panel who can help you develop and advance your project idea to potential funders. During this meeting, you will talk with representatives from BTU, OSPR, FACET, Office of Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility, SET, and University Advancement. For more information, please contact Assistant Provost Patricia Westerman, Ph.D. (pwesterman AT_TOWSON and x4-6068)
The School of Emerging Technologies (SET) supports teams of interdisciplinary faculty in the early phases of collaborative projects relating to emerging technology with Seed Funding grants.
Need an internal grant application review? Ask the FACET Research Fellow!
Access multi-week recorded video “courses” from national experts. Topics include:
Use your TU email address to activate your free Faculty Development & Diversity Account.
Make an appointment with the Director of the Public Communication Center to hone your conference presentation or public lecture skills.
FACET provides large-format poster printing services to support faculty scholarly research.
The Office of Sponsored Programs and Research assists Towson University researchers in complying with federal regulations regarding human subjects, animal subjects, biological safety and international research.
The Data Studio on the main floor of Albert S. Cook Library contains four individual workstations and one group station in order to aid TU students, faculty, and staff in mapping, data analysis, and data visualization projects.
Many software titles are available to faculty, staff and students for free or at a discounted cost. This applies to both TU-owned and personal computers.
List of mapping software provided by Cook Library.
This lib guide details what different academic journals and professional associations say about community engagement.