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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Temple University Diversity Statement


Temple University is committed to building a diverse educational community founded on respect, open-mindedness, and the appreciation of others.

Our policies, practices, and programs exemplify our commitment to civility, non-discrimination and pluralism, encouraging dialogue that builds meaningful and collaborative relationships throughout the university.

Our shared responsibility is to enhance the quality of life for all members of the Temple community, providing a safe, welcoming, and supportive environment in which to work, learn, and grow, thus realizing the transformational power of being a part of the Temple community.


Temple University has long been known for the distinct strength of its student body. In Philadelphia, Temple Owls have always been recognized as hardworking motivated and self-starting students from all backgrounds who make the most of every opportunity and take pride in the accomplishments they've achieved.

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Temple University Beasley School of Law Resources

  • Law School Dean Gregory Mandel's Statement of Solidarity may be found here.
  • A Message from the Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Liaison, Associate Dean Don Harris, may be found here.
  • A Message from the Deans about Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Temple Law may be found here.
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at Temple Law
    Contains links to relevant policies and resources, recent initiatives, and affinity student groups available at Temple Law.
  • Temple Law 2019 Standard 509 disclosure report
    Contains demographics for Temple Law's Fall 2019 students, as well as its 2018-2019 JD graduates.