|Our faculty is the most
important asset of Temple University. As a major national research university, one
of the benefits of a graduate education is that you are taught by faculty who are actively
engaged in research within the discipline. The act of pursuing the rigors of
intellectual curiosity is one of the most noble objectives of the modern university.
We believe that all research, be it artistic, scientific, or humanistic, informs the
classroom in a powerfully dynamic way.
Many of our faculty are recognized as leaders within their disciplines. A number of Temple's schools and colleges are nationally ranked, but also our faculty members have received honors such as Fulbright Fellowships, Pew Grants,
|Guggenheim Grants, Lindback Awards, National Journalism Teacher of the Year Awards, Barrymore Awards, and the National Communication Association's Distinguished Scholar Awards. They are the principal investigators on prestigious government grants. Major media organizations contact Temple's faculty as sources for information on the latest trends and news stories.|
|One of the major benefits of a graduate education is that students work closely with their faculty. Temple University's faculty represent some of the best scholars, teachers, and researchers in the country. There are over 1,600 full-time faculty in the various schools and colleges. Of those, over 1,300 are Presidential faculty who hold a doctorate or terminal degree in their field.|
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