Coppin State appoints new Vice President

Dr Micheal Freeman Published Thursday, June 16th, 2016

Michael Freeman will be responsible for enrollment and student affairs

Coppin State University has appointed Dr. Michael A. Freeman to the position of Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs effective August 1, 2016. His primary responsibility is for the development and leadership of all aspects of student recruitment, retention activities, and student affairs.

As Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, Freeman will lead a broad set of campus entities including but not limited to; Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar’s Office, Student Activities and Leadership, Housing and Residence Life, the Summer Academic Success Academy, Career Services, Student Support Services, Transfer and Transition Services, University Counseling Center, International Student Services and ROTC.

"I am excited about joining the Coppin State University family. I look forward to contributing to Coppin's legacy of academic excellence, and quality student life experiences,” Freeman said.

Freeman has over 25 years of experience in higher education administration that includes previous posts at the University of South Florida, Tennessee State University and St. Mary’s College of Maryland. He earned his bachelor's and master’s degrees from the University of Iowa and his Ph.D. in Counseling and Personnel Services from the University of Maryland, College Park.

In a statement released to campus, President Maria Thompson lauded Freeman’s leadership and diverse experience in higher education. The post of Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs is new to the university’s structure; combining two previous positions.

Michael A. Freeman is a Chicago native and a married father of two.