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Trustee Phillip C. Richards, FOX '62, and former Ambassador Mari Carmen Aponte, LAW '75, received honorary degrees at the 2016 Commencement ceremony on May 6. During his address, Richards told the graduates they had already won the biggest lottery of them all—the Temple experience.
Cindy Leavitt will join Temple as the university's VP for computer services and CIO. Leavitt comes from the University of Michigan where she held senior information systems positions for the past 14 years. The appointment is subject to the approval of the university's Board of Trustees.
The School of Tourism and Hospitality Management will be renamed the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management to reflect the current student population, which features an increased number of students studying sport and recreation management. The school will keep its STHM acronym.