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President Theobald

  • 2013 Inauguration of Neil D. Theobald

    Watch President Theobald's Inauguration Speech. Watch the video.

  • President Theobald congratulates Coach Rhule and the Owls after a Homecoming game win. Read more.

  • President Theobald receiving the chain of office and the medallion

    Learn more about the Chain of Office and other Inauguration traditions.

  • President Theobald Outlines Vision for Temple University at the Inauguration. Read more.

  • President with Student at Commencement

    New and Enhanced Financial Literacy Courses Developed to Help Students Manage Debt. Read the Article.

  • Researcher in lab

    Research Revenues at Temple Mark Unprecedented Growth. Read the Article

  • Class of 2017

    Class of 2017 the Most Academically Qualified in Temple History. Read the Article


Neil D. Theobald is Temple’s 10th president. He began his tenure at Temple Jan. 1, 2013.

President Theobald is a nationally recognized leader in the field of educational finance. As with so many Temple students, he was the first member of his family to attend college. Both his professional and personal experiences helped shape his primary goal for Temple: ensuring that students have access to an education that is both affordable and excellent. Learn more about Neil D. Theobald.