Rashad, who serves as the dean of Howard's fine arts college, had tweeted in support of her "Cosby Show" co-star after his sentence was vacated.
Pulitzer-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones has turned down University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s tenure offer and will teach at Howard University instead.
Ta-Nehisi Coates will join the Pulitzer-winning journalist and creator of the “1619 Project" at the historically Black university as faculty.
“Personal positions of University leadership do not reflect Howard University’s policies,” the school said.
The family of the late actor, who was a proud Howard alum, said that he would have been "overjoyed" about the honor.
The acclaimed actor said returning to her alma mater for her new role is a "privilege."
The president of Howard University, Harris' alma mater, said it was "our esteemed honor" to participate in the Inauguration Day festivities.
The historically Black organization commemorated the vice president-elect's barrier-breaking win.
Kamala Harris has become the first woman, first Black person and first Asian American to be elected vice president of the United States.
The Marvel actor's first meeting with Boseman will have your head spinning.