Meet the new President of Temple University - Dr. Jason Wingard

ByNiki Hawkins WPVI logo
Monday, October 4, 2021
Inside Story with Temple's new President Dr. Jason Wingard
Tamala Edwards sits down with Dr. Jason Wingard for his first interview in the region since becoming Temple's first Black head of the university.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- 6abc's Tamala Edwards interviews new Temple University President Dr. Jason Wingard.

This is his first sit-down interview in the region.

Dr. Wingard's resume includes leadership positions at Columbia University, The Wharton School of Business and Goldman Sachs.

As the first African American to head the University, he discusses his plans for Temple moving forward, COVID conditions on campus, college debt, neighborhood safety, community relations in North Philadelphia and the need for a changing curriculum for the future job seekers.

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