Division of Academic Affairs

Our Mission

The Academic Affairs Division includes faculty, staff, and administrators whose primary responsibility is to ensure that students receive an excellent education.

More than a degree. An education

Welcome to Coppin State University. Since 1900, we've been inspiring students to pursue the education of their dreams. We continue our legacy of academic excellence with diverse fields of study, a diverse student body and world-class faculty committed to student success.

Whatever your passion, whatever your interest, we have something to offer - all within the supportive and nurturing environment of an HBCU. Our home is in Baltimore, but our impact is worldwide. Explore what CSU can offer you, as a student or faculty member, today.

The Academic Affairs Division:

  • Fosters an effective and engaging educational environment that promotes outstanding teaching, improved student learning, on-going assessment of student learning outcomes, research, scholarship, service, and other creative endeavors.
  • Provides leadership for its members to grow and to discover potential talents through change shaped by knowledge embedded in historical perspectives.
  • Offers premier academic programs reflective of community needs and workforce trends.
  • Is accountable for teaching and learning consistent with Coppin State University’s mission, goals, and values.
  • Supports student lifelong learning, critical thinking, and engaged citizenship.

Our Vision:

The Academic Affairs Division is striving to become a vibrant scholarly community that values:

  • Academic quality and academic freedom
  • Principles of justice and integrity
  • Faculty participation in shared governance
  • Advancement of faculty interests as professionals
  • Educational approaches that enhance learning and serve as models in the education of diverse populations
  • Commitment to teaching and research that promotes faculty and student success
  • Collaboration among disciplines, programs, and external constituencies
  • Recruitment of highly qualified faculty and staff
  • A learning environment that promotes student persistence to graduation

Why Coppin? Let Coppin help propel you forward!

Forms and Policies

For the Division of Academic Affairs and college policies, visit Academic Affairs Policies.

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Contact Us

Dr. Chanta Haywood
Interim, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs


Professor/Interim Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs


Assistant Vice President


Program Coordinator, P2P Initiative


Leontye L. Lewis
Dean, College of Arts & Science and Education


Associate Professor


Business Manager


Administrative Assistant


Executive Administrative Assistant to the Dean


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COVID-19 disclaimer:

The University reserves the right to provide some or all instruction and related academic activities through alternative methods of delivery, including remote delivery. It also reserves the right to change the method of delivery before or during an academic term in the event of a health or safety emergency or other circumstance when it determines that such change is necessary or in the best interests of the campus community. Tuition and mandatory fees will not be reduced or refunded if the University changes the delivery method for any or all of an academic session.