John Fry and the City

The appointment of Philadelphia’s preeminent change maker to lead Temple University has the potential to disrupt Philadelphia’s status quo — an outcome rooted in the eloquent example of his unlikely hero

By Larry Platt

DEI on the Schuylkill

This month’s U.S. Olympic rowing team looks how the sport has always looked: entirely White. Three accessible rowing camps in Philly are looking to change that

By Lauren McCutcheon

Citizen of the Week: Nadia Bosket

The founder of Hoop Dreams, Inc. has figured out how to help Philly kids make friends, be confident and focus on opportunities, using basketball as bait

By Lauren McCutcheon

Philly Universities Must Invest In Young Students

A longtime university president on why all local institutions should emulate Temple's Saturday College

By Elaine Maimon

Temple Makes a Promise to Philadelphia Students

A long-time university president applauds the city-based public research university’s new plan for free tuition and fees — the Temple Promise — for Philly families who earn below an income threshold

By Elaine Maimon

What Temple’s New President Must Do

A longtime university president urges the Temple Board of Trustees to select a successor who embodies the best of late President JoAnne Epps

By Elaine Maimon

JoAnne Epps’ Legacy — In the End, Love is What Matters

Following the death of Temple University’s president, Philadelphia grieved in a way that was different — probably because she was.

By Josh Kruger

Remembering JoAnne Epps

A Temple Trustee and friend of the university’s acting president who died this week reflects on the example the civic stalwart set for all of us

By Bret Perkins