Board of Trustees

A Temple University flag outside Sullivan Hall.
Temple sets tuition rates for 2021–2022 academic year
Type: News Story
Temple University sets 2021–2022 tuition rates.
July 6, 2021
Richard M. Englert, Temple University president
Richard M. Englert announces plans to retire as Temple president
Type: News Story
Englert’s presidency caps 45 years of distinguished service to Temple.
July 7, 2020
Temple flag outside Sullivan Hall
Board of Trustees approves tuition freeze for 2020–2021 academic year
Type: News Story
President Richard M. Englert proposed the freeze in response to financial hardships created by the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 12, 2020
Temple flag
Board of Trustees member Theodore Z. Davis
Type: News Story
Board of Trustees member Theodore Z. Davis, who had a relationship of more than 60 years with the university, died on April 12, 2020. He was 86.
April 14, 2020
Richard J. Fox
Richard James Fox, 92, prominent real estate developer, entrepreneur and philanthropist
Type: News Story
Richard Fox, namesake of Temple University's Fox School of Business and Management, was a renaissance man who lived life with great passion, finding joy engaging in diverse activities and with new people and ideas everywhere.
February 10, 2020
Mitchell Morgan portrait
From store clerk to board chair, Mitchell Morgan’s story is the essence of ‘Temple made’
Type: News Story
Mitchell Morgan’s humble beginnings working as a store clerk in North Philadelphia shaped his vision as Board of Trustees chair.
October 9, 2019
young boys on their new bicycles
Temple Campus Safety surprises 200 local children with new bicycles
Type: News Story
Kids rode home with new bicycles after a Temple Police bicycle safety program, thanks to a generous donation from a university trustee.
June 6, 2019
Gerry Lenfest smiling
“Gerry” Lenfest, Temple supporter who shaped Philadelphia, dies at 88
Type: News Story
Lenfest was well-known for his philanthropy and helped to save the East Park Canoe House, home to Temple’s crew and rowing teams.
August 6, 2018
Temple Ambler
University trustees explore future research partnerships at Temple Ambler
Type: News Story
The Board of Trustees visited the suburban Ambler Campus to explore its unique array of offerings.
May 23, 2018
preschool students during a classroom lesson.
Trustees approve funding for studies related to new early childhood center
Type: News Story
College of Education Dean Gregory Anderson calls the planned center “an anchor for change in the heart of the community.”
October 11, 2017
A sketch of Lenfest Circle, which will be created at Temple University.
Lenfest Circle to be created at heart of Main Campus
Type: News Story
In honor of Trustee H. F. “Gerry” Lenfest, a newly landscaped circle will be created and installed at the base of the Bell Tower by fall 2017.
May 3, 2017
Remembering a longtime Owl, Janet Carruth
Type: Announcement
January 16, 2017
Steve Charles elected to Temple University’s Board of Trustees
Type: Announcement
Steve Charles, a 1980 graduate of the School of Media and Communication, has been elected to Temple University’s Board of Trustees.
December 12, 2016
President Richard M. Englert standing at a podium and talking.
Englert appointed Temple president
Type: News Story
On Tuesday, Oct. 11 the Board of Trustees appointed Richard M. Englert as president.
October 11, 2016
Michael Reed elected to Temple’s Board of Trustees
Type: Announcement
August 3, 2016
the iron gate leading onto Temple's Main Campus and a red Temple "T" flag.
A message from Temple's Board of Trustees
Type: News Story
Board Chair Patrick J. O’Connor’s note to the Temple community about Tuesday's board action.​
July 12, 2016
A “T” on the doors of Sullivan Hall.
Temple trustees approve appointments of JoAnne Epps and Cindy Leavitt
Type: News Story
In a unanimous vote, the Board of Trustees confirmed the appointments of Temple's new provost and CIO.
July 13, 2016
Students walking through Main Campus.
Temple announces tuition rates and enhancements
Type: News Story
A simplified tuition structure makes it easier for students to graduate on time and limit debt.
July 13, 2016
A woman in glasses and a black jacket standing before Philadelphia's skyline.
Temple nominates JoAnne Epps for university provost
Type: News Story
An influential leader and scholar, Epps would bring more than 30 years of experience as a Temple dean and faculty member to the university’s top academic officer role.​
July 5, 2016
Len Barrack smiling at an event on Temple’s Main Campus.
Leonard and Lynne Barrack donate $5 million to Temple University
Type: News Story
The gift will create the Barrack Scholars program within the Beasley School of Law.
June 2, 2016
Tamron Hall elected to Temple University Board of Trustees
Type: Announcement
MSNBC and Today Show anchor unanimously elected to Temple's Board of Trustees.
October 14, 2015
Tamron Hall delivers the news in MSNBC's ‘NewsNation’ studio
MSNBC anchor Tamron Hall nominated to Temple University’s Board of Trustees
Type: News Story
Tamron Hall, SMC ’92, anchor of MSNBC’s ‘NewsNation with Tamron Hall’ and co-host of the 9 a.m. hour of NBC’s ‘Today,’ has been nominated for Temple University’s Board of Trustees.
October 8, 2015
Drew Katz elected to Temple University Board of Trustees
Type: Announcement
Drew Katz, CEO of one of the nation’s premier outdoor advertising firms, on Tuesday was elected to fill the Temple University Board of Trustees seat left vacant by his father, longtime trustee and Temple benefactor Lewis Katz, CST ’63, who died May 31 in a plane crash.
October 15, 2014
Michael Gebhardt appointed interim university counsel and secretary
Type: News Story
Temple President Neil D. Theobald has announced the appointment of Michael B. Gebhardt as interim university counsel and secretary, effective immediately. Gebhardt, who previously served as deputy university counsel, is responsible for overseeing all of the legal affairs of Temple and its subsidiaries and for providing support to the university's Board of Trustees.
March 17, 2014