Charter Day 2023

The Charter Day Convocation and Dinner

Join us as we celebrate the founding of Howard University, honor our traditions, recognize achievements and successes, and support the future of our students through scholarships. Check the website regularly for 2023 Charter Day news, information and updates.

2023 Charter Day Convocation Orator

Gregory L. Robinson (CEA ’83), Howard alumnus and the senior NASA official widely praised for steering the successful launch of James Webb Telescope, addressed Howard University as the 156th Charter Day Convocation orator. Read the recap at the Dig.

Watch the Recording at Howard University's YouTube

Read About Charter Day 2023

Meet Our 2023 Charter Day Honorees

Since 1943, Howard University has awarded those among our ranks who embody the values of excellence in truth and service. See what this year's honorees have to say about their journeys at Howard and beyond in these exclusive interviews.

Watch the Honoree Interviews

Take a Look Back: Charter Day Over the Years

A Time-Honored Charter Day Tradition: Giving

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