Dr. Frederick has created initiatives to strengthen Howard University and generate opportunities for the Bison community.

Howard Forward Strategic Plan 

We are embarking on a forward trajectory that positions Howard University as a model of excellence for a contemporary education. 

This strategic plan outlines our bold strategy to provide a high-quality experience for our students and our commitment to produce distinguished global leaders.

Gun Violence Prevention Task Force

The Howard University Gun Violence Prevention Taskforce was formed in June 2022 to develop recommendations and innovative ideas and proposals that will be delivered to policymakers.

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Gwendolyn S. and Colbert I. King Endowed Chair in Public Policy 

Donna Brazile

The Kind Endowed Chair is responsible for engaging the Howard community on the critical public policy issues confronting our nation.

The chair develops and hosts a five-part lecture series on subjects ranging from voting rights and criminal justice reform to civility in politics. The outgoing chair is Donna Brazile, veteran political strategist and author.