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Howard University Appoints ‘Cosby Show' Actress as New College of Fine Arts Dean

Added 05-15-21 01:38:01pm EST - “"majored in theater acting and earned a bachelor's in fine arts from Howard in 1970"” - Legalinsurrection.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Legalinsurrection.com: “Howard University Appoints 'Cosby Show' Actress as New College of Fine Arts Dean”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

You may remember actress Phylicia Rashad as the iconic mom on the Cosby Show. This is a win for the school.

Phylicia Rashad, known for her portrayal of Clair Huxtable on The Cosby Show, is returning to her alma mater as the new dean of Howard University’s reestablished College of Fine Arts.

Rashad, 72, majored in theater acting and earned a bachelor’s in fine arts from Howard in 1970, She will assume the new position on July 1.

She began her career on Broadway in the 1972 musical Ain’t Supposed to Die a Natural Death. Between her television and film work she returned to the stage and won a Tony Award for her 2004 performance in A Raisin in the Sun.

In a statement, Howard University Provost Anthony K. Wutoh said “It is an honor to welcome one of Howard’s acclaimed daughters back home to [her] Alma Mater.”

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