Howard University unifies HR and finance data to enhance student support.

“Workday allows us to focus on what’s important: our students.”—Associate VP for Finance

Transparent invoicing and better supplier relationships

Improved collaboration across HR and finance

Enhanced financial reporting around student aid

Real-time data and actionable insights for leaders

Howard University transformed its back-office operations by integrating HR and finance functions with Workday. This consolidation simplified business processes and improved collaboration across departments, refocusing efforts on the primary goal of student service and education. Robin Whitfield, associate VP for finance, explains how Workday delivered:

  • A single platform for HR and financial data, making workflows more efficient and collaboration easier across departments
  • Comprehensive reporting for a clear view of financial health that also precisely quantifies student aid
  • Real-time data for informed decision-making without the hassle of consolidating data from disparate sources
  • Transparency, streamlining supplier payments and improving external relations

Workday allows individuals to collaborate across functions. Having human resources and financial data in one system allows me to do my job efficiently.

Associate VP for Finance


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