Honoring The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy

2018-01-15 00:00:00

Dear Howard University Community,

The Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday represents a time for us to unite as a nation in solidarity.

Important Academic Enterprise Updates

Dear Howard University Community,

Howard Alumna Chaniqua Nelson Selected as 2018 Rangel Fellow

2017-12-08 00:00:00

Dear Howard University Community:
On behalf of the entire Howard community, I wish to congratulate Howard University alumna, Chaniqua Nelson (B.A. ’11, M.A. ’13) of Durham, North Carolina on being awarded a 2018 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship.

Congratulations HU Scholars

2017-11-29 00:00:00

On behalf of the entire Howard University community, I wish to congratulate Howard University senior Biology major, English minor, Tara Spencer (B.S/B.A. ’18) of Lightfoot, St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda, who interviewed as a Finalist for the 2018 Jamaica and Commonwealth Caribbean Rhodes Scholarship, as well as seniors Emmanuel Balogunb (B.S. ’18), a Mechanical Engineering major from Lagos, Nigeria, and Amoge Ezike (B.S./B.A. ’18), a Biology major, Classical Civilizations minor, from Enugu State, Nigeria, who were selected for initial contention on the shortlist for the Rhodes West Africa Scholarship.

Happy Thanksgiving

2017-11-22 00:00:00

Dear Howard University Community,
Although the celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday varies across this nation, we can agree that the name alone reminds us to recognize our blessings, and joyfully give back to others—being mindful that no matter our circumstances, we each have something of which we can be thankful.

Important Updates On Title IX Policy

2017-11-17 00:00:00

Dear University Community:
Sexual assault, sexual harassment, gender-based discrimination and domestic violence are all grave matters that impact our entire University community. I, along with my administration, continue to manage these matters as a top priority. The Title IX Office is charged with the responsibility of fostering a culture that respects and values the dignity and existence of every person who makes up our amazing University community.

Commemorating Veterans Day

2017-11-09 00:00:00

Dear Howard University Community:
I would like to express thanks to the military veterans of our nation for their selfless service and dedication to the freedom and defense of our country. In recognition of the Veterans Day holiday, the University will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. The University will reopen on Monday, Nov.13, 2017.

Presidential Citation

2017-11-02 00:00:00

Dear Howard University Community:
During yesterday’s Full Faculty Senate meeting, I had the opportunity to address the group and provide answers to pressing questions on an array of topics. We engaged in thought-provoking and solution-driven dialogue on topics such as emergency response plans, faculty and student research, faculty development, finances, academic prioritization, strategic planning and mechanisms for driving Howard University forward.

HBCU Meeting Statement

2017-10-31 00:00:00

Earlier today, presidents and board chairs representing 27 Historically Black Colleges and University (HBCUs) convened at Howard University to discuss the challenges specific to HBCUs and collaborative opportunities to advance our collective goals. All HBCU presidents and their board chairs were invited and we were very pleased with today’s turnout. The group formally adopted the name “HBCU Leadership Caucus.