Office of the President

Headshot of CSU President Anthony Jenkins wearing a white collared shirt, bright yellow tie, navy blue suit jacket with CSU lapel pin in front of green shrubs and low brick wall on Coppin's campus

Meet President Anthony L. Jenkins

Anthony L. Jenkins, Ph.D., became the eighth President of Coppin State University (CSU) on May 26, 2020. A respected higher education leader, he is an advocate committed to creating opportunities for all students, especially those from underrepresented communities.

Request an Appearance from the President

President Jenkins is proud to be part of Eagle Nation, and show his pride at University activities. Interested in the President speaking and/or appearing at your next event? Help us manage his busy schedule by completing the President Appearance Request Form before contacting the Office of the President about your event. 

Dr. Jenkins strives to accept as many invitations as possible, but it's not always possible. Because of his busy schedule, we strongly recommend you submit all appearance requests at least 4 weeks before your event

Once you submit your appearance request, the Office of the President reviews it, and contacts you with a response. Thank you for your patience and cooperation!

Questions? Reach out to Daphine Thomas by email or phone at 410-951-1290.

CSU Development Foundation

The role of the Foundation is to encourage, facilitate, and promote the growth, progress, and general welfare of Coppin State University. The foundation has established as its primary mandate the acquisition of scholarship gift income to respond to the needs of worthy students seeking a college degree at Coppin.
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2021 State of the University Address

The State of the University address is a speech given by the Coppin State University President about all things Coppin. The President provides an overview of University goals, the vision for the future, academic and athletic updates, as well as faculty and staff accomplishments.

You can choose to watch the video recording or review the transcript of President Jenkins' speech.

University Leadership Organizational Chart

CSU organizational chart of all university leadership

Contact Us

For presidential appearance requests, please complete the Presidential Appearance Request Form before reaching out to anyone in the office directly.


For MDPIA/FOIA requests, please contact Matthew Fraling.

Office of the President Staff

Executive Assistant to the President


Chief of Staff


Executive Administrative Assistant


Legal Counsel & Government Relations Officer