Thursday, March 1, 2018

Dear Howard University Community,

On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I would like to take this opportunity to announce the appointment of new board member Reverend Dr. Michele V. Hagans effective immediately.

Reverend Dr. Michele V. Hagans is president and chief executive officer of Fort Lincoln New Town Corporation.  An accomplished developer, entrepreneurial leader, she has been honored by The Greater Washington Board of Trade, the D.C. Chamber of Commerce and the D.C. Building Industry Association.
 
In 2007, she was ordained to the priesthood of the Episcopal Church. She serves the Episcopal Diocese of Washington as Canon of Ministry Initiatives. She is deeply involved in civic and community organizations throughout the Washington metropolitan area and sits on the boards of numerous organizations, including Venture Philanthropy Partners, Delta Research and Educational Foundation, and Federal City Council, College Success Foundation, and HEROES, Inc. She also has served on the boards of The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region, Events DC, and YMCA of Metropolitan Washington.
 
Hagans has earned four degrees from Howard University: a bachelor’s degree in zoology, master’s degrees in engineering and divinity, and a Doctor of Ministry. She received her MBA from The George Washington University. In 1997, she received the Howard University Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award.
 
Please join me in welcoming Trustee Michele V. Hagans to Howard University’s Board of Trustees.
 
Excellence in Truth and Service,
 
Wayne A. I. Frederick, M.D., MBA
President