On Tuesday (Oct. 13), Temple University’s 36-member board of trustees will vote on whether to replace Bill Cosby’s seat with NBC correspondent and Today show host Tamron Hall.
Cosby vacated the board in December 2014 following renewed allegations of sexually assaulting numerous women for nearly two decades.
Board chairman Patrick O’Connor spoke highly of the 1992 Temple graduate, saying that she has the support she needs for approval, according to The Associated Press. While Tamron hasn’t officially been named a board member, she snagged a cover feature on the current issue of Temple Magazine.
“I’m the girl who came to Temple never having seen Philadelphia,” Hall said in the feature. “This city gave me my soul. This university gave me my confidence.”
O’Connor described Hall as a “vibrant, loyal alum” who will add “a new dimension” to the board, which is looking to add more women to their roster with only three as of now.