Temple University President Honored for Her Efforts to Promote International Education

Ann Weaver Hart, president of Temple University in Philadelphia, has been named the recipient of the 2011 Michael P. Malone International Leadership Award, presented by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities. The award honors leaders of land-grant universities who have made significant contributions to international education programs.

Under President Hart’s leadership, Temple has established 60 new international partnerships over the past five years involving study abroad programs, faculty exchanges, joint degree programs, and research collaborations. All undergraduates at Temple take courses on globalization issues and Temple has instituted a grant program to help 25 undergraduates each year pay for study-abroad programs.

Dr. Hart holds bachelor’s, master’s, and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Utah. She previously served as president of the University of New Hampshire.

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