Office of the Provost
Provost Hai-Lung Dai lays out priorities for Temple academics
Appointed provost and senior vice president for academic affairs in February, Hai-Lung Dai has already established several priorities for Temple's academic division. Having served as the university's interim provost for half a year, he has taken advantage of his running start in the office and has begun work toward improving Temple's academic experience and growing its academic reputation nationally and internationally.
April 10, 2013
Political conventions a teaching moment for six Temple interns
Six Temple students are attending the 2012 presidential nominating conventions as part of a highly-regarded internship and seminar program. Three are taking part in Republican Convention activities this week in Tampa, Fla., and three others are headed to Charlotte, N.C., for the upcoming Democratic Convention.
August 24, 2012
Hai-Lung Dai appointed interim provost
Richard M. Englert, who will become Temple's acting president on July 1, has announced that Hai-Lung Dai has been appointed interim provost. Dai is dean of the College of Science and Technology, Laura H. Carnell Professor of Chemistry and the senior vice provost for International Affairs at Temple.
June 27, 2012
Provost outlines possible academic restructuring
After more than six months of meetings with Temple faculty members, librarians and administrators, the Office of the Provost has issued a "white paper" outlining potential restructuring throughout the university's academic enterprise.
January 26, 2012
New student awards to honor GenEd coursework
Temple's General Education program has announced new awards recognizing superior scholarly or creative work produced by Temple undergraduate students...
November 28, 2011
Seed grants reward interdisciplinary research at Temple
For the third year, the Office of the Provost has awarded seed grants to faculty teams in the sciences for multi-disciplinary and clinical translational research, and in the arts and humanities for multi-disciplinary research and creative collaborations. This year, 21 grants were awarded, each totaling as much as $50,000, representing 59 scholars from 12 schools and colleges at Temple, and three campuses, including Temple University Japan.
August 26, 2010
New grants for student research, creative projects available
Undergraduate and professional students seeking a unique mentored experience at Temple still have time to apply for funding from the university's new Creative Arts, Research and Scholarship (CARAS) program. The CARAS program — a collaboration among the Office of Research and Strategic Initiatives, the Office of the Provost and the deans of Temple's schools and colleges — provides grants of up to $3,000 in support of scholarly, creative or research projects under the supervision of a faculty member.
February 6, 2009