From the Vice President

The IDEAL team members are sought-after thought leaders highly valued for subject matter expertise in all facets of DEI. Through our work in a range of roles in and outside of the University, we are able to better educate the Temple community and society at large on issues related to diversity, equity and inclusion. - Dr. Valerie Harrison, Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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Our Team

Led by strategic units focused on various areas around diversity, equity and inclusion, as well as the Center for Anti-Racism, IDEAL provides comprehensive, solution-focused resources for everyone within Temple’s vast community. Each provides unique importance to the safety, wellness, and cultural richness of our thriving community.


Our engagement curriculum focuses on identity development while cultivating authentic conversations and civility.

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Education supports a holistic approach to stimulating social change and fostering diversity and inclusion amongst the faculty & staff population.

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Center For Anti-Racism

The Center for Anti-Racism serves as the centerpiece of Temple’s anti-racist efforts and promotes collaboration across the university.

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Strategic Partnerships

Strategic partnerships work with leadership to help them achieve their DEI goals.

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Equal Opportunity

Equal Opportunity supports Temple University's EOC policy and practice.

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Title IX & ADA

Title IX supports inclusive learning and working environment by providing education, training, helpful resources, and an equitable resolution process.

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