Cecil Howard Takes on New Role at the Florida A&M University College of Law

Cecil Howard is the new associate provost for academic programs at the Florida A&M University College of Law in Orlando. He will play a key role in the strategic planning, management, and oversight of diverse academic initiatives for the college. He has oversight of faculty affairs in teaching, research, and service, and the management of targeted bar passage rates and accreditation activities at the academic program and institutional level.

Howard brings a wealth of experience and a proven record of executive leadership in higher education at several universities, including the University of South Florida, the University of California, Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania, and Tufts University in Massachusetts. He has also served as chief legal counsel for the Florida Commission on Human Relations and as equal opportunity director for the City of Gainesville, Florida. He is a Florida licensed attorney and principal of CEH Consulting, a firm that offers recruitment and leadership services to universities, nonprofits, and cooperations throughout the United States.

“I am honored to be a part of the FAMU College of Law, which enjoys a rich history in the annals of Florida A&M University for nearly a quarter of a century,” said Howard. “I look forward to working with all of our college and community stakeholders to make a difference by elevating our law programs to new heights.”

Howard is a graduate of Florida State University, where he majored in government. He earned a juris doctorate at the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University in Houston.

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