For Black Colleges:
Delaware State University
University is committed to excellence. It seeks to be the best
in all that it does. The University believes that this uncompromising
pursuit of excellence is best achieved through
The University is committed to providing students with a complete and high quality educational experience. The University, therefore, not only seeks to provide high quality academic programs, but also seeks to provide students with an excellent campus life experience and opportunities to participate in extra-curricula activities of quality.
Delaware State University is an 1890 land-grant institution committed to the philosophy on which it was founded. Thus, the mission can be simply stated as involving teaching, research and outreach.
The University is committed to providing all undergraduate students with a strong liberal arts education. This essential part of the student’s education serves as the foundation for studies in the major areas.
University considers the changing needs of students as a major
institutional priority. The University believes that (1) students
must receive the education required for employment and upward
mobility; (2) more minority students must be prepared for graduate
At the same time, the University recognizes that the faculty are obligated to engage in research to increase the storehouse of knowledge in various disciplines and fields and, as appropriate, to apply that knowledge to the solution of community, regional, national, and international problems. The University also believes that faculty involvement in research substantially enhances the quality of teaching and expects that students will be provided opportunities to engage in research. Through research, faculty members can continually expand their professional knowledge base and maintain the vitality of their teaching.