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Dr. Christopher B. Howard is the 24th President of Hampden-Sydney College, one of the youngest college presidents in the United States. He is a distinguished graduate of the US Air Force Academy, where he earned a BS in political science. A Rhodes Scholar, he earned his Doctorate in politics at Oxford University and an MBA with distinction from the Harvard Business School. At the Academy he received the Campbell Award (previously known as the Draddy Award), the highest academic award in the country presented to a senior football player; he was inducted into the Verizon Academic All-America Hall of Fame in 2003.
Before his appointment as President of Hampden-Sydney College in 2009, Dr. Howard served as Vice President for Leadership & Strategic Initiatives at the University of Oklahoma, where he also served as the Director of the Honors College Leadership Center and a President's Associates Presidential Professor.
To contact Dr. Howard, please call or e-mail:
Mrs. Karen Montgomery
Executive Secretary to the President
P.O. Box 128
Hampden-Sydney, Virginia 23943