TU 2010

Enrollment Management, Growth and Mix

As Towson University is preparing its plan for the future, it will focus on enrollment management, growth and mix.

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Improve/expand targeted outreach programs to allow us to achieve our goals for enrollment size and student mix.
Maintain undergraduate mix of first-time freshmen and transfer students to assure balance between enrollment growth and student quality.

Expand offerings at existing satellite centers by 10 percent and institute offerings at one new satellite center in 2005.

Build a strong, targeted diversity outreach effort to help achieve diversity goals in hiring and student recruiting.

Align resources and retention efforts to meet our enrollment goals and make Towson a first choice institution for an increasing percentage of students.
Meet enrollment demands and projected growth from 22,000 to 25,000 over the next decade assuming adequate state resources.

Create Presidential Scholarships to bring the best and the brightest to Towson University.

Support systems for undergraduate studies will be reconstituted and Academic Affairs will redesign the advising system for better integration with first year programs and with majors’ advising. Our support system will identify at-risk student populations and develop retention or intervention strategies to help them succeed.

Provide advising for all students.

Create programs and partnerships with targeted feeder schools to promote the university’s diversity.

Develop select undergraduate and graduate programs and initiatives to meet work force needs.
Develop programs to address local needs, including Homeland Security Information Management, Information Assurance, Computing for Teachers, and Health Professions.

Develop non-credit work force development programs in health care and teacher education. Develop an International Business Incubator.

Respond to the increasing educational needs of our region, in particular Baltimore County and Baltimore City.

Develop and implement a plan to meet the growing need for science and mathematics teachers in our region.


Take note
TU’s Honors College welcomed 206 new students for the fall 2006 term; 825 students sought admission to the college in 2006. 




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