Howard University Celebrates Vice President Kamala Harris’ Groundbreaking Inauguration

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Dear Howard University Community,
It is with tremendous pride that I offer congratulations on behalf of the entire Howard University family to one of our own, Kamala Harris, in honor of her inauguration to become the 49th vice president in the history of the United States.

Spring 2021: Welcome Back

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Dear Howard University Community,
After a long and difficult year, I hope Winter Break offered you an opportunity to rest, reflect and recharge. Ahead of us lies a new semester and a new year – a new beginning, one filled with much promise. We can reset the internal barometers by which we evaluate ourselves and refocus our energies on the work needed to reach our personal and collective goals.

Commemorating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Monday, January 18, 2021

Dear Howard University Community,
It is altogether fitting that, this year, we should commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day the same week we celebrate the historic inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, the first Black person and the first woman ever to become vice president of the United States.

President Frederick Urges Caution During Biden-Harris Inauguration

Friday, January 15, 2021

Dear Howard University Community,
Jan. 20, 2021 will be a historic day for the United States of America and for Howard University. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, our esteemed alumna, will be sworn into office alongside President-elect Joe Biden, marking the first time a Black woman will hold the vice presidency in the entire history of our country. 

Happy Holidays

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Dear Howard University Community, 

There is much to reflect on this holiday season. As you take time to reflect, you may experience a myriad of emotions. Know that your thoughts and feelings are valid. Remember that we are in this together. We are more than just students, faculty, and staff – we are the fabric that makes our Howard University community a family. I hope you will find comfort and love this holiday season.

From my family to yours, best wishes for a safe and happy holiday season. 

Excellence in Truth and Service,