Former Temple President Neil D. Theobald and the university struck a deal for his resignation in July 2016, and that deal included his receiving $1.38 million in total compensation for 2016-17, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Moshe Porat's departure comes less than a year after U.S. News and World Report dropped Temple's prestigious and fast-growing online MBA program from its rankings for misrepresenting data. Before the misrepresentations were discovered, the school's program had topped the national list for four straight years. nline MBA program, the university said.
Susan Snyder has covered education for the Inquirer since 1998. She currently covers higher education. She was a member of the team that won the Pulitzer Prize for public service in 2012.