University Services Building, Room 501
Susan Towne is a native Tucsonan and a proud graduate of Salpointe Catholic High School. She is a first- generation college student and personally benefited from participation in many of the University of Arizona supportive programs. She received a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from the University of Arizona and received a Master of Education Degree in Counseling with Human Relations from Northern Arizona University. Her experience includes a 21 year career as a Juvenile Probation Officer, with the last 8 years serving as the Juvenile Court Family Services Liaison. In this role, she facilitated various family programs and collaborated with a variety of community coalitions, organizations and schools. She believes in having compassion and empathy for people while encouraging them to make positive, lifelong changes. She strives to reach, inspire and empower every student, regardless of background, to make sure that the University of Arizona is a place where if you work hard, you have a chance to succeed. Susan is eager to work with students and their families that are underrepresented, low income and first generation to increase their success in obtaining a college education.
“Do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.” – Maya Angelou