June 11, 2010
Dear Howard University Community, Alumni and Friends,
On behalf of President Sidney A. Ribeau, it is my distinct pleasure to share with the University community the news of the election of Professor Kurt L. Schmoke, dean of the Howard University School of Law, as the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).
Dean Schmoke was first elected as an HHMI trustee in 2005. Additional information about Dean Schmoke's contributions as an HHMI trustee is available in the announcement below from HHMI. Please join me in congratulating Dean Schmoke on this outstanding accomplishment.
James H. Wyche, Ph.D.
Provost and Chief Academic Officer
Kurt L. Schmoke Elected Chairman of the HHMI Trustees