Unwavering commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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"I am delighted that for two consecutive years, Temple University has earned the national Higher Education Excellence in Diversity or HEED award. This remarkable achievement underscores our commitment to championing DEI initiatives and our determination to propel forward, ensuring that DEI continues to stand as a cornerstone of the university’s strategic priorities."

Valerie Harrison
Vice President for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Community Impact

The DEI Hub initiative is a project highlighted by its numerous accomplishments, including moving the Institutional Diversity, Equity, Advocacy and Leadership (IDEAL) Office to a new location, establishing a Center for Anti-Racism, and much more. It continues in its objectives to create opportunities and space for DEI activities and efforts and support students, faculty, staff, and the community.

Students viewing posters at the new IDEAL space
Portrait of Rosa Parks-Green
Ibram Kendi Speaking at Temple
International flags in the Student Center