Students showcase their work, talk up Temple in Pa. Capitol
More than 200 Temple students visited the state Capitol in Harrisburg last week as part of Cherry and White Week, organized by Temple Student Government and the Office of Government, Community and Public Affairs to give Pennsylvania's elected leaders a chance to get to know Temple through its students. Events concluded with Wednesday's Temple Made Day, during which Temple dancers, singers, artists and athletes demonstrated their talents throughout the Capitol building.
March 22, 2013
Temple launches new university-wide budget model
Over the next two and a half years, Temple will transition to a new budget model that shifts responsibility from central administration to the schools and colleges. The change is designed to promote revenue growth through entrepreneurial creativity, align resources with academic priorities and address the challenges of a radically different higher education marketplace.
March 15, 2013
Office of Government Affairs plans student events in Harrisburg
As part of the university’s efforts to help Pennsylvania’s elected leaders get to know Temple and its students better, the Office of Government Affairs will hold this year’s Cherry and White Week in Harrisburg during the week of March 18.
January 23, 2013
Television debut for "The Temple Papers"
Tonight through Sept. 13 at 7 p.m., the Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) will air "The Temple Papers on the Pennsylvania General Assembly," a series chronicling a research project on Pennsylvania's legislative structure and practice led by Joseph McLaughlin, director of the Institute of Public Affairs at Temple. Each 60-minute episode will feature a discussion by experts, critics and legislators on topics raised in the five-volume report.
September 7, 2012
In Q&A, Senior Vice President offers update on state budget process
Yesterday, Pennsylvania's Senate Appropriations Committee passed Senate Bill 1469 as part of its budget package. If enacted, the bill would restore Temple’s funding to last year’s level. While this is an important step and a great improvement over the prior proposal, it is far from the end of the process. Senior Vice President for Government, Community and Public Affairs Ken Lawrence offers his view of recent activities in Harrisburg.
Kenneth Lawrence leads Temple’s Office of Government, Community, and Public Affairs and has been working closely with the General Assembly to secure...
May 9, 2012
Student talent and pride on display during Cherry and White Week in Harrisburg
Members of the Temple community traveled to the state Capitol in Harrisburg last week to showcase the many sides of Temple to Pennsylvania’s elected officials. Cherry and White Week events were organized as part of this year’s Stand with Temple campaign and were designed to give elected leaders a better opportunity to get to know Temple and its students.
March 30, 2012
Temple students showcase research in Pennsylvania capital
Temple's Cherry and White Week kicked off yesterday in the East Rotunda of the state Capitol building in Harrisburg as undergraduate students presented research they’ve conducted as part of their studies to elected officials, legislative staff and visitors. Today, Temple Student Government will lead a delegation of Temple students to visit the offices of each member of Pennsylvania’s General Assembly and share their Temple Story.
March 26, 2012
State treasurer visits Temple economics class
Pennsylvania State Treasurer Robert McCord spoke Monday to students in Ned Rauch-Mannino's economics class about his role as chief executive of the Pennsylvania Treasury Department. The course, titled “Economics of State and Local Governments” (ECON 3513), examines the relationships between state and local governments in providing public services and the driving factors behind economic and community development.
March 13, 2012
Temple Student Pharmacists Selected to Attend Government Relations Advocacy Program
The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association selected four students from Temple University, Seth Aaron (2015), Parth Bhatt (2014), Jolita Burbulyte (2012...
March 12, 2012
Temple leaders, students appeal for funding in Harrisburg
A hearing before the Senate Appropriations Committee yesterday in Harrisburg was the latest in a series of efforts by Temple administrators, students and other members of the Temple community to make the case for a fair Commonwealth appropriation. Already, Temple supporters have sent nearly 6,000 letters to their legislators through the Temple Advocates Legislative Outreach Network.
March 1, 2012
Mayor Nutter assesses impact of state cuts to Temple
On Thursday, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter convened a panel of civic and municipal leaders to discuss the potential effect of proposed reductions in funding for educational and social services that benefit citizens of the Philadelphia region. Temple Executive Vice President, CFO and Treasurer Anthony Wagner outlined Temple’s contributions to the region, its economic impact and the effect the proposed reductions would have on the university and city.
February 24, 2012
President Hart takes Temple's case against budget cuts to Harrisburg
President Ann Weaver Hart presented the case for Temple support to members of the state House of Representatives on Wednesday during a three-hour hearing before the House Appropriations Committee. She told legislators the proposal to reduce the Commonwealth appropriation to Temple and other state-related schools by 30 percent would particularly hurt those students who can least afford to take on more debt.
February 23, 2012
Corbett holds line on taxes, but education, transportation remain concerns
In the Media
“At the top of our concern list, is Corbett’s proposed cuts to higher education,” state Patriot-News editors. “He is basically forcing the...
February 9, 2012
Governor proposes 30 percent cut
In the Media
In his budget address, Gov. Corbett proposed a 30 percent cut to the state-related universities. Tony Wagner, Temple's executive vice president,...
February 8, 2012
Higher Ed facing possibility of further steep reductions
In the Media
Under the 2012-13 budget proposed by Gov. Tom Corbett, aid to Temple University would be reduced by about 30 percent. If adopted, Temple will have...
February 7, 2012
Temple president responds to Gov. Corbett's Pa. budget address
Following Gov. Tom Corbett's proposed reduction in the Commonwealth appropriation to Temple by 30 percent, Temple President Ann Weaver Hart urges the Temple community to stand with Temple in the effort to build Commonwealth support.
February 7, 2012
Temple students join the Rally for Higher Education
On Tuesday, students from Temple University joined students from Penn State, University of Pittsburgh and Lincoln University to encourage state legislatures to avoid cutting state-funding for higher education. More than 170 students, with 53 representing Temple, attended the rally in the rotunda of the Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
February 1, 2012
Video highlights from Senate Appropriations hearing at Temple
Members of the Pennsylvania Senate Appropriations Committee visited Main Campus yesterday for a tour and hearing on the importance of the Commonwealth’s annual investment in Temple. Committee members heard five panel discussions focusing on Temple’s regional impact, the 20/20 framework, academics and research, the student and alumni perspective and the challenges and contributions of Temple’s health enterprise.
October 12, 2011
Temple notes important progress in Pa. budget discussions
Members of the Temple community are closely following ongoing legislative discussions on Pennsylvania’s fiscal 2012 budget and proposed cuts in funding for the Commonwealth’s state-related institutions.
May 16, 2011
Community, meet employers
More than 1,000 job seekers came to Mitten Hall on May 13 to take advantage of a one-stop market for employers. Businesses ranging from SEPTA to the Internal Revenue Service to the U. S. Census Bureau were represented at the event.
May 14, 2009