Marvin A. Titus is an associate professor of higher education at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP). He holds a Ph.D. in education policy, planning and administration from UMCP. His areas of expertise include the economics and finance of higher education as well as state and federal higher education policy. He has worked as an institutional research analyst, labor economist, and economics adjunct lecturer. Dr. Titus published in and served on various editorial boards of top-tiered higher education journals. He has also contributed to Maryland Ready: 2013-2017 Maryland State Plan for Postsecondary Education.