Dr. Wayne Frederick, president of Howard University, received a five-year contract extension from the university on Friday.
The Howard University Board of Trustees voted to extend his contract until June 30, 2024. He has been president of the prominent historically black university in Northwest D.C. since 2015. He previously served for a year as interim president.
Frederick is a Howard alum and a former Howard hospital surgeon. He was paid $953,104 in 2014, ranking 45 among 510 presidents of private colleges.