JoAnne Epps named Temple University’s acting president

JoAnne Epps was named Temple University’s acting president, the Board of Trustees announced Tuesday. She will begin serving in the role immediately.

“It means so much to me to be offered this opportunity to be continue to lead this great institution,” Epps said.

Epps, 71, joined Temple’s faculty in 1985.

Epps was appointed dean of Temple Beasley School of Law in 2008 and named provost in 2016. She served as the provost until August 2021 after she was replaced by Gregory Mandel.

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