Office of the President
Board of Trustees
The business and affairs of the University are governed by the Board of Trustees.
The Board of Trustees has all the powers accorded it by Title 14, Chapter 65 of the Delaware Code. The Board consists of 15 members whose appointment or election is provided for in the Delaware Code, and the governor of the state and the President of the University, both of whom shall be members of the Board, ex officio, with the right to vote.
Presidential Staff & Faculty Forums
The President requests the attendance of all professional and classified staff at monthly forums in order to effectively communicate with the campus. Faculty are welcome to attend. Please review eNews for times and locations.
- President Staff Forum - every 2nd Tuesday of the month beginning in September and ending in May
- President Faculty Forum - every 4th Thursday of the month beginning in September and ending in May
Presidential Tenure Highlights
Since its founding in 1891 as the Delaware College for Colored Students, Delaware State University has benefited from the leadership of 11 presidents, including Dr. Jerome Holland, who navigated the institution through instability in the 1950s with the promise of future prosperity.
President’s Executive Cabinet
Interim Executive Vice President
Senior VP of Strategic Enrollment Management
Chief Academic Officer/Provost
VP of Legal Affairs/General Counsel/Chief Enterprise Risk Officer
Anas Ben Addi
CFO/VP of Finance
University Administration Leadership Council
- Stacy Downing
Chief Administrator, DSU Downtown Campus/VP of Strategic Initiatives
- Alecia Gadson
- Jackie R. Griffith
Chief of Staff/Vice President, Office of Government and Community Relations
- Darrell McMillon
Chief Information Officer/VP of Information Technology
- Dawn Mosley
Assoc. Vice President of Marketing and Communication
- Vita Pickrum
VP of Institutional Advancement
- Bernard Pratt
Asst. VP, Facilities Management/Planning & Construction
- Tamara Stoner
Assistant Vice President for Enterprise Risk Management