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Stacie Royster
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   Howard University Announces New
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Washington, D.C., December 14, 2005 --- Mr. Sidney H. Evans, Jr. has been appointed as the chief financial officer and treasurer of Howard University by H. Patrick Swygert, president.

Mr. Evans obtained his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill in 1977 and his M.B.A. in finance in 1978 from the University of Pittsburgh’s Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business. He has held financial management positions with Citibank, N.A., Wachovia Bank and Trust Company, Ciba-Geigy Corporation, and Unisys Corporation.  He also has served as president of Evans Management Associates, a consulting firm for small businesses; chief financial officer for the District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department; and the vice president of business and finance for Dillard University. Additionally, Mr. Evans previously served as director of the Office of Financial Analysis and Budget of Howard University. He returns to the University as a highly accomplished and regarded leader and financial administrator.

“Mr. Evans is a highly experienced financial executive who has amassed an impressive 22-year management career within academia, government, banking and Fortune 500 companies,” states Swygert.  “We are delighted to welcome him back home to Howard University.

 Howard University is one of 48 U.S. private, Doctoral/Research-Extensive universities and comprises 12 schools and colleges. Founded in 1867, students pursue studies in more than 120 areas leading to undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. Since 1998, the University has produced two Rhodes Scholars, a Truman Scholar, seven Fulbright Scholars and nine Pickering Fellows. Howard also produces more on-campus African-American Ph.D.s than any other university in the world. For more information on Howard University, call 202-238-2330, or visit the University’s Web site at




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