Board & Advisors

Meet our Board of Directors and Advisors who help us bring world class ideas and practice to all areas of education in Delaware.

Tony Allen Ph.D.

Executive Vice President and Provost, Delaware State University

Tony Allen is executive vice president and provost at Delaware State University, one of the nation’s oldest and most diverse Historically Black Colleges and Universities. As the institution’s Chief Academic Officer, Tony leads a faculty of more than 200 professors and 21 academic departments serving nearly 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Previously, he led the corporate reputation group at Bank of America and was responsible for developing programming to influential external audiences including media elites, national social justice advocates, academics and elected officials and their staff at federal and local levels. He was also responsible for ongoing reputation analysis and related research and led communications for the bank’s consumer, commercial banking and wealth management businesses. He is currently chairman of the Wilmington Education Improvement Commission, a commission created to strengthen public education for low-income black and brown students throughout the Delaware.