Betsy Leebron Tutelman joined the Foundation’s Board of Managers in 2011.
She has served in several leadership roles at Temple University including: Senior Vice Provost and Dean of Students, Senior Faculty Advisor to the Provost, Department Chair of Broadcasting, Telecommunications and Mass Media and as a member on many university committees. She also served as Co-Chair for the Inauguration of the 9th President of Temple University and as producer of a documentary celebrating the 125th anniversary of Temple.
Among her many academic achievements, she oversaw the growth of the Broadcasting, Telecommunications and Mass Media Department from 200 to nearly 800 students while leading the department’s faculty in strategic planning and the expansion of cross-collaborative research. Her strength in strategic thinking enabled her to design the communications and engage the university community in the implementation of Temple’s academic plan.
Her strong networking skills helped her develop and plan events that have raised up to $350,000. She served as the founding co-chair of the Temple University League for Entrepreneurial Women and the Women’s Hall of Fame and was co-creator of programming for the University’s Leadership Academy.
Tutelman is involved in many community service initiatives including Temple’s Institute for Disabilities and Philadelphia Academies Inc. She was a founding member of the Women’s MBA Network and she served on the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Gala Auction Committee.
She is a graduate of the HERS Management Institute of Wellesley College, has a bachelor’s degree from Goucher College, and both a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from Northwestern University.