Former FBI Director James Comey is heading to Howard University.
Comey has been hired to serve as the Gwendolyn S. and Colbert I. King Endowed Chair in Public Policy for the 2017-2018 academic year.
He will lead five lectures, and serve as the Opening Convocation keynote speaker, welcoming the incoming Freshman class next month.
“[Comey’s] expertise and understanding of the challenges we continue to face today will go a long way in sparking rich discussion and advancing meaningful debates across campus,” Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick said in a statement.
Comey will donate his compensation to a scholarship fund for the University .
“I am honored to hold the King Chair this school year. Howard has a longstanding history of being a vibrant academic community and the perfect place to have rich dialogue on many of the most pressing issues we face today,” Comey said in the statement.