We are Delaware

University of Delaware, with its roots tracing to 1743, has a strong legacy of purpose - and a bold future of possibility. The university's 28th president, Dennis Assanis, was officially welcomed with an Inauguration Ceremony on Dec. 7, 2016.

About University of Delaware

The University of Delaware, a state assisted institution, is a Land Grant, Sea Grant, Space Grant, Urban Grant, Carnegie Research University (very high research activity). The University, with origins in 1743, was chartered by the State of Delaware in 1833. A Women's College was opened in 1914, and in 1945 UD became permanently coeducational. The main – more...