JoAnne A. Epps was not only a dedicated and accomplished leader but also a beacon of inspiration to all who had the privilege of knowing her. Her passion for education, her unwavering commitment to the university, and her profound impact on countless lives will forever be etched in our hearts.
As acting president of Temple University, JoAnne A. Epps carried out her responsibilities with grace, wisdom, and a deep sense of responsibility. She led with integrity, fostering an environment of innovation and inclusivity that enriched the university’s academic and social fabric.
Beyond her role as a leader, JoAnne A. Epps was a mentor, a friend, and an advocate for the Temple community. Her tireless dedication to the betterment of our institution left an indelible mark on all of us. Her loss is felt deeply by students, faculty, staff, and alumni alike.
In these difficult times, as we grieve the passing of a remarkable individual, we also celebrate the legacy she leaves behind. JoAnne A. Epps’ vision, dedication, and leadership will continue to guide us as we carry forward the mission of Temple University.
May she rest in eternal peace, knowing that her impact on our university and the lives she touched will endure. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family, friends, and the entire Temple University community as we navigate this profound loss together.
In memory of JoAnne A. Epps, may we find solace in the knowledge that her legacy lives on in the hearts of all who were privileged to know her, and may her contributions to the world of education continue to inspire us in our pursuit of knowledge and excellence.
With deepest sympathy,