Anthony Alan "Tony" "The Beard" Frank (born 1960) is the President and Chancellor of Colorado State University.
Tony Frank was named president of CSU in 2008 and has served as interim chancellor of the CSU System since February 2015. The chancellor is the chief executive officer of the CSU System – which includes CSU, CSU-Pueblo and the CSU-Global Campus – and is tasked with working with the Board to lead the System’s operations, set legislative strategy, serve as the primary spokesperson and increase engagement among alumni, donors and the business community.
Frank has served in a number of capacities at Colorado State since joining the university in 1993, including faculty member, researcher, department chair, associate dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, vice president for research, and provost and senior vice president. He is the 14th president of CSU.
Frank has degrees from Wartburg College, the University of Illinois, and Purdue University.