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June 18, 2012

Wayne Frederick, M.D., MBA, Tapped as New Provost and Chief Academic Officer of Howard University

Howard University President Sidney A. Ribeau, named Director of Howard University Cancer Center, Interim Deputy Provost for Health Sciences, and Howard alumnus Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick (B.S. ’92, M.D. ’94, MBA ’11) Provost and Chief Academic Officer. The appointment is effective June 18, 2012.

“A trusted leader, a revered expert in his field and a champion in his community, Dr. Frederick embodies Howard’s unwavering pursuit of ‘Truth and Service.’ With his appointment, we reaffirm our commitment to the vision of a University prominent in research and education across all disciplines,” said Ribeau.

DC Mayor Vincent C. Gray Focusing Resources on Economic Development

Washington, DC Mayor Vincent C. Gray and Deputy Mayor Victor L. Hoskins announced Wednesday that they were delivering on one of the Mayor's key promises: initiating the development of a broad Five-Year Economic Development Strategy for the District, to be completed by the fall.

The initiative will involve leaders of seven major industry sectors within the District and surrounding area, and area graduate students from Howard University, American University, Georgetown University and The George Washington University will collect data that will then be used in planning the strategy. The effort will provide a roadmap for the District's economic-development efforts, particularly in the areas of business development and job creation. GrayFocusingResourcesonEconomicDevelopment.html

Howard Magazine – Summer 2012

Featured Article - Renewing the Bison Legacy

Four years in, the tenure of President Sidney A. Ribeau, Ph.D., is defined by academic renewal and campus revitalization, while his vision for Howard University’s future includes increasing research and global initiatives.

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