Title IX Updates from DOE

Monday, October 2, 2017

Dear Howard University Community,
 
On September 22, the U.S. Department of Education announced an update regarding Title IX as it applies to college and university campuses. With this announcement, the Department ofEducation withdrew specific guidance that the previous administration issued and announced that the Department would begin preparing replacement guidance. The replacement guidance will go through a government rule-making process that includes an opportunity for public comment.  This can sometimes be a lengthy process, and the University will continue to closely monitor any developments or changes that affect Title IX law.

The Tragedy in Las Vegas

Monday, October 2, 2017

Dear Howard University Community:
 
On behalf of the entire Howard University family, I wish to extend our deepest condolences and prayers to the victims, survivors, and their families of last night’s tragic event in Las Vegas. Especially those within our Howard University community who have been affected directly and indirectly.
 
Words cannot adequately convey the empathy, grief, and dismay that we must share as a nation, and global community, for the senseless acts of violence that have been perpetuated on innocent people. While our nation, once again, faces unsettling times it is our responsibility to seek to determine why these atrocities continue to occur and work toward solutions to prevent them.
 

A Look Forward to Opening Convocation

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Dear Howard University Community:
 
Opening Convocation at Howard University is a time-honored tradition, officially signaling the beginning of the academic year. A time when students, faculty, and staff join together, Opening Convocation is a catalyst for the University community to engage in our legacy-driven traditions and celebrate recent achievements. It is also when we codify our responsibility to selflessly serve our local and global communities while boldly standing for truth and service.
 

HU Support of Hurricane Victims

Monday, September 18, 2017

Dear Howard University Community,
 
Many members of the Howard community have been impacted by the wreckage caused by Hurricane Harvey and, most recently, Hurricane Irma. Throughout the heartbreaking effects many are experiencing, unyielding hope has revealed itself reflected in all who have joined together, reaching out to Howard students and alumni in the affected regions and providing them assistance.
 
Addressing the needs of our students and those directly and indirectly impacted by these natural disasters remains a top priority. The Office of the Dean of the Chapel team has developed a Frequently Asked Questions document in order to respond to inquiries from our community members.
 
FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

Howard Moves Up in National Rankings

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Dear Howard University Community:
 
Today is an especially proud day to be a Howard University Bison. Announced this morning, Howard University climbed 14 spots to No. 110 in the latest rankings of the nation’s best universities by U.S. News & World Report. Howard was also ranked #2 on the Top 10 List of Best HBCUs and rose five spots to No. 128 in the listing of the Best Undergraduate Business Programs.
 
I am grateful for our Howard University community and each of you who have demanded that we remain steadfast in our commitment to excellence, leadership, truth, and service while never compromising our values.
 

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