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

Art for Change: The Duality Painter

Patricia Renee’ Thomas’ vibrant paintings portraying Black women and nature balance reality and hope. Here, in the latest Forman Arts Initiative partnership, how she learned and teaches her students to do the same, in art and in life

By Logan Cryer

Dawn Staley for Sixers Coach

The North Philly native is a total badass on and off the court — which could be just what our almost-ran basketball team needs

By Errin Haines

Can Local Colleges Please Just Work Together?

A long-time university president calls on Philly’s higher education institutions to collaborate to better serve the needs of Philadelphia students.

By Elaine Maimon

Temple, The People’s University?

In light of Pres. Jason Wingard’s abrupt resignation, a former college president calls for a reboot that turns Temple into a model of 21st century reform

By Elaine Maimon