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Alton Thompson, Ph.D.
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
407 Administration Building
Delaware State University
1200 N. DuPont Highway
Dover, DE 19901-2227
(302) 857-6100 - Voice
(302) 857-7410 - FAX
athompson@desu.edu

  Provost/Academic Affairs

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Academic Affairs is one of five administrative divisions at Delaware State University. The Office of Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs oversees all operations of the Division of Academic Affairs and is responsible for the University’s colleges and  departments,  the additional locations and related academic activities in coordination with the Office of the President.  The goal 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.

Led by Dr. Alton Thompson, Provost and Vice President, the Division 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, 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 Studies and First-Year Programs; the Graduate School; the William C. Jason Library; Institutional Assessment; the Honors Program; McNair Scholars Program; International Programs; Research; Adult and Continuing Education; Registrar; University Art Gallery; Title III, Land Grant Programs, and the five discipline-based colleges:  the Colleges of Agriculture and Related Sciences; Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Business; Education, Health and Public Policy; and Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Technology.

Colleges

College of Agriculture & Related Sciences
College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences
College of Business
College of Education, Health & Public Policy
College of Mathematics, Natural Sciences & Technology
School of Graduate Studies and Research

Other Units

University Libraries
Student Support Center
Records Office
Office of Testing
University Art Gallery
Assessment Office
Early College High School

 

 

Programs and Research

Land Grant Programs
Sponsored Research
Institutional Research
Continuing Education
International Programs
Title III Program
Honors Program
HBCU-UP SMILE Program

Collective Bargaining Agreement

2010-2015 Collective Bargaining Agreement

Strategic Initiatives

The following are items
of interest that pertain
to the University community.

DSU's Strategic Plan
Retention Report
Undergraduate Academic
Advising Handbook

Student Learning Goals

MSCHE Accreditation

 

 

Staff


Dr. Bradley Skelcher
Associate Provost
302-857-7604
bskelcher@desu.edu

Alicia A Davis,  EdS
Budget Analyst
302-857-6104
aadavis@desu.ed@desu.ed

Georgeann Hayward
Special Assistant to the Provost
302-857-6100
ghayward@desu.edu

La-Toya Fletcher
Administrative Assistant
302-857-6100
lfletcher@desu.edu