Howard University is honouring the late Chadwick Boseman, an alumnus of the historically black institution.
The university’s newly established College of Fine Arts has been renamed the Chadwick Boseman College of Fine Arts.
The University official Twitter page shared the news with the tweet,
“Howard University is pleased to name the College of Fine Arts after our iconic alumnus Chadwick A. Boseman, whose remarkable career as an actor, director, writer, and producer inspired millions around the world.”
Chadwick Boseman’s official Twitter account also welcomed all the future students of the faculty.
Congratulations to all the future students of the Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts!
— Chadwick Boseman (@chadwickboseman) May 26, 2021
This comes in the Phylicia Rashad being named the Dean of the college, a job she will resume in July.
Back in 1997, Chadwick “led a student protest against the absorption of the College Of Fine Arts into the College Of Arts & Sciences.” He reportedly continued these conversations after his graduation in 2000. This move signifies that Chadwick’s efforts to re-establish the College of Fine Arts at Howard “were not in vain.”