Save the Date, Howard University Prepares for Charter Day 2022
WASHINGTON – At Howard University, charter day is a time-honoured tradition commemorating the signing of the federal charter by President Andrew Johnson on March 2, 1867, establishing Howard as a university.
Charter Day weekend (Friday, March 3rd through Sunday, March 5th) provides an opportunity to recognize the founding of Howard University, honor our traditions, recognize achievements and achievements, and support the future of our students through scholarships. This year, the Charter Day Dinner returns to an in-person format for the first time in three years.
In a note to the university, Howard University President Wayne Frederick invited faculty and staff to participate and said he looks forward to connecting with members of the Howard community.
Mark your calendars for the 156th Charter Day Convocation
Date – Friday 3 March 2023
Location – Cramton Auditorium
to register for the 99th Annual Charter Day Dinner
For the first time in three years, the Charter Day Dinner, traditionally held the day after the Charter Day Convocation, will be held in person. Reserve your seat today to celebrate the signing of Howard’s charter in 1867. Visit us at the Marriott Marquis Washington, DC.
Recommend organizations to become sponsors
If you know organizations that may be interested in becoming a Charter Day sponsor, please share their contact information with the Development and Alumni Relations team. The 2023 Charter Day Dinner sponsorship supports Howard students with the greatest financial needs. Contact [email protected], 202-238-2340.
Book a room at the Marriott Marquis
The Charter Day Dinner will take place at this new location. Enjoy charter day gathering and charter day dinner by planning a festive weekend at the Marriott Marquis. Book your room today.
About Howard University
Founded in 1867, Howard University is a private research university made up of 14 schools and colleges. Students complete more than 140 study programs leading to bachelor’s, master’s and professional degrees. Operating with a commitment to excellence in truth and service, the university has produced two Schwarzman Scholars, three Marshall Scholars, four Rhodes Scholars, 12 Truman Scholars, 25 Pickering Scholars and more than 165 Fulbright recipients. Howard is also producing more African American on-campus Ph.D. Recipients than any other university in the United States. For more information on Howard University, see www.howard.edu.