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Leadership and Administration

The dedicated staff of professors, coaches, public safety officials and many more at Delaware State University are willing and ready to help you. The Office of Administration is located on campus in the Claibourne D. Smith Administration Building. We can be reached at 302.857.6060 (daytime) or 302.857.6290 (evening) or by submitting a request. You can also search for a particular staff person by name, department or building by using the directory. You may also refer to the contact page for important University phone numbers, email addresses and locations.

DSU Community Focused

The president works in collaboration with the Board of Trustees and Faculty Senate to oversee and govern the Delaware State University community. With their guidance, as well as listening to the DSU community at large, the administration at DSU is able to create an equal and open space.

Mission/Vision Statement

Mission
Delaware State University is a public, comprehensive, 1890 land-grant institution that offers access and opportunity to diverse populations from Delaware, the nation and the world. Building on its heritage as a historically black college, the University purposefully integrates the highest standards of excellence in teaching, research and service in its baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs. Its commitment to advance science, technology, liberal arts and the professions produces capable and productive leaders who contribute to the sustainability and economic development of the global community. 

Vision Statement
As one of America’s most highly respected Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Delaware State University will be renowned for a standard of academic excellence that prepares our graduates to become the first choice of employers in a global market and invigorates the economy and the culture of Delaware and the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Core Values
Community, Integrity, Diversity, Scholarship and Outreach

Alumni Relations

The Office of Alumni Relations fosters the positive, lasting relationship between alumni and DSU.

Institutional Advancement

We encourage you to support DSU today and directly benefit our University.

Human Resources

The Office of Human Resources is committed to maintaining and retaining a diverse workforce to accomplish the objectives and goals of the university.

General Counsel/Legal Affairs

Please direct any questions to the University General Counsel David K. Shepphard, Esq., 302.857.6001 or dsheppard [at] desu.edu.

All FOIA requests should be submitted to the University General Counsel via fax 302.857.6003 or email dsheppard [at] desu.edu.

News and Media

Don’t miss a beat on any news and events happening at DSU.

Police Department

The Police Department assures to serve and protect the DSU community with various safety initiatives.

Finance and Administration

The primary responsibility of Finance and Administration is to ensure a clean, safe, productive campus environment while providing the highest quality service in support of academic excellence.

Information Technology

DSU’s Information and Technology Services provides support and solutions for all technological needs on campus.

Integrated Marketing

The Integrated Marketing department at DSU provides all promotional services for the university community, as well as providing website consulting.

University Policies and Procedures

The Policies and Procedures Manual for Delaware State University includes most general University policies.

Sexual Misconduct, Harassment & Sex Discrimination (Title IX)

DSU is committed fighting harassment and protecting the rights of its faculty, staff and students are protected within full scope of the law.

Internal Audit and Advisory Services

Internal Audit and Advisory Services is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve Delaware State University’s operations.