2022 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award
Temple University has received the 2022 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. As a recipient of the annual HEED Award — a national honor recognizing U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion — Temple University will be featured, along with 102 other recipients, in the November 2022 issue of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. " Temple is now among the elite group of colleges and universities recognized for demonstrating an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion." -Dr. Valerie Harrison, Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
“The HEED Award process consists of a comprehensive and rigorous application that includes questions relating to the recruitment and retention of students and employees — and best practices for both — leadership support for diversity, campus culture and climate, supplier diversity, and many other aspects of campus diversity and inclusion,” said Lenore Pearlstein, publisher of INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. “We take a detailed approach to reviewing each application in deciding who will be named a HEED Award recipient. Our standards are high, and we look for institutions where diversity and inclusion are woven into the work being done every day across their campus.”