Howard University's School of Business Becomes First HBCU to Attain EFMD Membership

Howard University’s School of Business (HUSB) has announced its acceptance as an affiliate member of the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). Howard University is the first historically Black college or university to attain membership with this elite European business school organization. The EFMD is an international, not-for-profit, membership organization of business schools and corporations. The nearly 900 member organization has representatives from academia, business, public service and consultancy in 86 countries. Howard is joining over 600 institutions across a vast international network.

Since its founding in 1970, HUSB has been devoted to cultivating global business leaders. “Being the first HBCU to attain membership with EFMD is an honor and a testament to our commitment to developing and preparing global leaders in business and citizenship,” stated School of Business dean, Dr. Barron Harvey. The EFMD serves as a resource for knowledge, meetings, accreditation, debate and exchange with other leading schools from all parts of the world. Member schools benefit from events, competitions, seminars, and access to renowned speakers. HUSB is joining an esteemed group of business schools which includes Kellogg School of Management, The Wharton School and Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business.

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Founded in 1867, Howard University is a private, research university that is comprised of 13 schools and colleges. Students pursue studies in more than 120 areas leading to undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University has produced four Rhodes Scholars, 10 Truman Scholars, two Marshall Scholars, over 80 Fulbright recipients, 22 Pickering Fellows and one Schwarzman Scholar. Howard also produces more on-campus African-American Ph.D. recipients than any other university in the United States. For more information on Howard University, call 202-238-2330, or visit the University’s website at

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Brittany Bell Surratt
Media Relations, Howard University