Academic Affairs is one of five administrative divisions at Delaware State University. The Office of Academic Affairs oversees is responsible for the University’s colleges and departments and the additional locations and related academic activities in coordination with the Office of the President. The mission of the Office is to provide the highest quality teaching, learning and research environments possible and to engage the communities across Delaware, the Mid-Atlantic Region, the nation and around the world.
The Office of Academic Affairs’ major responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- academic planning and budgeting;
- program evaluation, assessment and accreditation;
- educational policies and procedures;
- enrollment management;
- professional development, promotion and tenure of faculties; and
- strategic planning.
Together with the academic deans, department chairs and directors, Academic Affairs provides leadership in curriculum and program development, advances the teaching and learning environment, and promotes creative and scholarly activities including research and outreach. The Office also administers existing programs, revises and reviews those programs, and provides administrative oversight.
Academic Affairs is assisted in its endeavors by its division units: Academic Enrichment; University College (Office of Student Success); Graduate, Adult & Extended Studies; the William C. Jason Library; Institutional Effectiveness; the Honors Program; A2S (“Access to Success” Program; International Programs; Research; Adult and Continuing Education; Registrar; University Art Gallery; Title III, Land Grant Programs, and the four discipline-based colleges: the Colleges of Agriculture, Science and Technology; Humanities, Education and Social Sciences; Business; and Health and Behavioral Sciences.