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About Howard University
   

Howard University is one of the country’s leading private universities.  Founded in 1867 in Washington, DC, it is the home to 13 schools and colleges offering undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and professional degrees in a number of disciplines.


Founding Date

March 2, 1867 by Civil War hero General Oliver O. Howard

Interim President

Wayne A.I. Frederick, M.D., MBA October 2013

Interim Provost

Kurt L. Schmoke, Esq. October 2013

Academic Divisions

College of Arts & Sciences
Segun Gbadegesin, PhD, Interim Dean

School of Business
Barron Harvey, Ph.D., Dean

School of Communications
Gracie Lawson-Borders, Ph.D., Dean

College of Dentistry
Leo E. Rouse, D.D.S., Dean

School of Divinity
Alton B. Pollard III, Ph.D., Dean

School of Education
Leslie T. Fenwick, PhD, Dean

School of Engineering, Architecture & Computer Sciences Lorraine Fleming, Ph.D., Interim Dean

Graduate School
Gary L. Harris, Ph.D., Interim Dean

School of Law
Okianer Christian Dark, Esq., Interim Dean

College of Medicine
Mark S. Johnson, M.D., MPH., Dean

College of Nursing & Allied Health Sciences Marguerite E. Neita, PhD, MT (ASCP), Interim Dean

College of Pharmacy
Anthony K. Wutoh, Ph.D., Dean

School of Social Work
Sandra Crewe, Ph.D., Interim Dean

For more information on Howard’s academic divisions, please visit:
http://www.howard.edu/academics/schools.asp

Campuses

  • Howard University, Main Campus
  • School of Law, West Campus
  • School of Divinity, East Campus
  • Atmospheric Physics, located in Beltsville, MD

Intercollegiate Sciences

  • A Division I-AA program
  • Member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC)
  • 19 Varsity Athletic Programs
  • Mascot: Bison
  • Colors: Blue and White

Senior Administrators

For information on University officers, please visit:
http://www.howard.edu/administration/Officers.asp

Mission, Vision and Core Values

To view the University’s mission, vision and core values, please visit:
http://www.howard.edu/president/vision.htm

 
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University Media

WHUT

Founded in 1980, Howard University Television, WHUT-TV, was the first African-American-owned public television station in the nation.  It is also the only university-licensed public television station located in the metropolitan Washington viewing area, which includes more than three million households. http://www.howard.edu/tv/

WHUR

The University’s commercial radio station, WHUR-FM, has been broadcasting from more than 34 years and is a leading station in the Washington metropolitan area. It is also the first and only station in the area to broadcast high definition radio. http://www.whur.com

More Information

For more information about Howard University visit: www.howard.edu

Postal Address:
Howard University
2400 6th Street NW
Washington, DC  20059

Main Number:   
(202) 806-6100

View the Media Resources page on this web site.

 
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