Englert Named Acting President Of Temple University

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Friday, May 25, 2012

Temple University has tapped current provost and long-time administrator Richard M. Englert to serve as acting president while the search for a permanent successor continues.

Englert, also senior vice president for academic affairs, will become acting president on July 1 upon the exit of current president Ann Weaver Hart, Temple Board President Patrick O’Connor said Wednesday in a telephone interview.

Trustees plan to officially ratify Englert’s appointment at their June 21 board meeting, O’Connor said.

Englert, 66, has served in more than a half dozen leadership roles at the university since joining the staff in 1976.

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