School of Education Dean Search

2017-10-09 00:00:00

Dear Howard University Community:
 
I am pleased to announce that we have reopened the decanal search for the School ofEducation.  Dean Toyin Tofade, College of Pharmacy, has agreed to chair the committee comprised of faculty, students, staff, and alumni.

The Tragedy in Las Vegas

2017-10-02 00:00:00

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.
 

Title IX Updates from DOE

2017-10-02 00:00:00

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.

A Look Forward to Opening Convocation

2017-09-20 00:00:00

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

2017-09-18 00:00:00

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.

Howard Moves Up in National Rankings

2017-09-12 00:00:00

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.
 

Title IX Update

2017-09-11 00:00:00

Dear Howard University Community,
 
During a speech given last week, the U.S. Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos signaled changes will be forthcoming regarding how the Department of Education implements and enforces protections against sexual assault and gender-based misconduct under Title IX law. 

Defending DREAMers

2017-09-07 00:00:00

Dear Howard University Community,

I write to you today regarding a topic of significant importance to our nation because I firmly believe that our community has an important calling to demonstrate to the nation and the world that education remains America’s promise.

Howard Defeats UNLV in Historic Win

2017-09-05 00:00:00

Dear Howard University Community,

It is with great excitement that we congratulate the Howard University football team and coaching staff for their historic 43-40 win against University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) on September 2.  Led by coach Mike London, the Bison defeated the Rebels at Sam Boyd stadium, despite being 45-point underdogs. Sports analysts claimed this to be the biggest point-spread upset in college football history. This win exemplifies Coach London’s coined phrase – “Mission Possible!”

All Clear on Potential Gunman

2017-10-17 00:00:00

Dear Howard University Community,
 
At approximately 11:52 this afternoon, Howard University received a call from students in the Ralph Bunche Center reporting a shooting at the College of Medicine. Officers at the College of Medicine responded immediately and did not hear or see anything suspicious. During the time of the search, the Metropolitan Police Department received anonymous calls of a potential armed gunman on campus. 
 

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