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Christopher Howard: Advocate for Education

Adversity fueled military, higher education success as college athlete and president


Christopher Howard
President of Robert Morris University

Hometown: Plano, Texas

Current city: Moon, Pennsylvania

School: Bachelor’s degree in political science, U.S. Air Force Academy, 1991; Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 2003; doctorate in politics, Oxford University, 1994

Sport: Football

Fun fact: Howard can do a pretty decent Michael Jackson impersonation.

Christopher Howard is one of the NCAA’s 2016 Silver Anniversary Award winners in honor of being a distinguished former student-athlete 25 years removed from the end of his college playing career. Click here to read more about Howard’s path to success before, during and after his time as a college athlete at the U.S. Air Force Academy.

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