In Ominous Letter, a Trustee Blasts Howard U.'s President and Board Chair

Diminished resources and poor leadership have brought Howard University to the brink of an existential crisis, according to a letter the vice chairwoman of the university's Board of Trustees sent to her colleagues on April 24.

In the letter, which was obtained by The Chronicle, Renee Higginbotham-Brooks paints a dire picture of the historically black institution's future.

"I can no longer