From Student to Dean: Howard University’s Phylicia Rashad prepares to step down and ponder her future

Phylicia Rashad

WASHINGTON — Phylicia Rashad typically shuns the spotlight and had to be convinced to take on the role of Dean of the College of Fine Arts at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

The dean agreed to stay in the role for three years and is preparing to move on, as her students graduate this week. 

She sat down with WUSA9 Anchor and Howard alum, Lesli Foster, for a fascinating conversation about Rashad’s journey from student to dean as she ponders her own future.

Click here to watch the entire interview.


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