Presidential search committee announced

Updated Sept. 20, 2020

Announcement to the Temple University Community by the Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Mitchell L. Morgan 

By and with the authority vested in the Chair of the Board under Section 7.2.F of the University’s Bylaws, I hereby establish a Presidential Search Committee to seek and evaluate candidates for president of Temple University pursuant to policies and procedures adopted by the Board.

Membership of the Presidential Search Committee is as follows:

Trustees (13) 
Mitchell L. Morgan, chair
Leonard Barrack
Stephen G. Charles
Sandra Harmon-Weiss
Marina Kats
Drew A. Katz
Christopher W. McNichol
J. William Mills, III
Leon O. Moulder, Jr.
Patrick J. O’Connor
Bret S. Perkins
Daniel H. Polett
Phillip C. Richards

Faculty and Administration (4) 
James Earl Davis, professor, College of Education
Valerie Harrison, senior advisor to the president for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion
Rafael Porrata-Doria, professor, Beasley School of Law; president, Faculty Senate
Kimmika Williams-Witherspoon, professor, School of Theater, Film and Media Arts; vice president, Faculty Senate

Student (1) 
Quinn Litsinger, president, Temple Student Government

Anne K. Nadol, Secretary to the Board of Trustees, will act as Secretary to the Search Committee. Michael B. Gebhardt, University Counsel, will serve as advisor to the Search Committee. 

A search consulting firm will be selected by the committee to assist in the process.

Mitchell L. Morgan
Chair, Board of Trustees