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Provost Ben Vinson

Provost Ben Vinson lll will become next president of Howard University

Howard University names scholar of the African diaspora as its new president
The Washington Post: Provost and Executive Vice President Ben Vinson III will become the next president of Howard University at a time of expanding influence for one of the nation’s most prominent historically Black institutions. He will take the helm Sept. 1, succeeding Wayne A.I. Frederick, who is stepping down after leading Howard for nearly 10 years.