Thought Leadership

Knowledge creation that transforms the human experience

We will spearhead cutting-edge research, scholarship and creative expression to take on and solve society’s greatest challenges.

Highlighted Initiatives

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Research Innovation

Advance the university's research mission through improved coordination, expanded research infrastructure, and greater opportunities for student engagement in research.

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Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Enrich and expand interdisciplinary opportunities and collaboration in research and academic programs.

Additional Strategic Initiatives

  • University Professorships: Create professorships to recognize and recruit distinguished faculty who have a sustained and exemplary record of scholarship that crosses the boundaries of multiple disciplines.
  • Faculty Advancement: Promote faculty excellence and an inclusive academic environment by exploring initiatives to recruit, retain, develop and advance our faculty, particularly faculty from underrepresented populations and backgrounds.
  • Areas of Academic Excellence: Evaluate and support existing pillars of academic excellence and strategically build new ones.
  • Faculty Cluster Hiring: Improve the strength, diversity, and interdisciplinarity of the faculty with a coordinated effort to hire new faculty across schools and colleges

  • Temple Health Research Integration: Coordinate infrastructure support for clinical trials and research across Temple University Health System and the health-related schools and colleges of the university.

Measuring Our Impact