Howard University: Strategic Pillars

1. Enhance Academic Excellence: supporting faculty, research and student development, academic rigor, and retention, through strategic recruitment and continuous improvement of academic programs.

2. Inspire New Knowledge: innovation in instruction, research, entrepreneurship, collaboration, and capacity building that maximizes our impact, and challenges, enlightens and inspires our faculty and students to change the world.

Serve the Community: high-impact outreach and collaborative partnerships across divisions and beyond campus borders, while cultivating an atmosphere of inclusivity, wellness, and civility.

4. Improve Efficiency & Effectiveness: investments in upgraded technology and systems to promote process automation and strategic incentive programming for customer satisfaction metrics, while consistently delivering the highest quality products and services.

5. Achieve Financial Sustainability: revenue diversification, process optimization, asset management, fundraising and investment in high-return business opportunities, communicating in transparency and operating with accountability, all while being good stewards of our resources.


For more information on these Strategic Pillars, visit the Howard Forward Strategic Plan site