Get to know Temple University’s new President, Jason Wingard, in an interview with senior Klein College student, Niccolas Uff. President Wingard describes his experience at Temple after one month on the job and his goals looking ahead. His top priorities include (1) raising the reputation and profile of the University, (2) reevaluating our curriculum, and (3) engaging with our community in a more definitive way. President Wingard has high expectations for Temple and envisions it will become a top university in the nation, enabling its students to get the best, most distinguished jobs.
Along with his vision for the future, President Wingard discusses the current challenges he faces pertaining to COVID-19 and the open Athletic Director position. Temple Update‘s Niccolas Uff asks him to provide tips for a successful semester, his thoughts on being the first African-American president, and why he believes Temple is a perfect fit for him. Watch below: