The 210,000 square-foot building includes a "green roof," balcony, and robotic system for retrieving books.
The event comes in the wake of recent decisions not to indict officers involved in the deaths of Eric Garner in New York City and Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri.
The seat left vacant after the resignation of Bill Cosby has not been filled.
The incident occurred close to a year after Patrick O'Connor yelled at a Temple News reporter when asked about an FDIC lawsuit against another trustee.
Temple’s Black Student Union organized a group to rally in response to the Eric Garner and Michael Brown decisions.
Facing new sexual assault accusations, Bill Cosby stepped down from the Board of Trustees on Monday.
A string of robberies, a home invasion and a shooting have raised student concerns.
She accused university administrators of improperly handling her rape in 2013.
“The Burrow” at 2026 N. Broad St. is set to open for members in January.
The group also headed initiatives on diversity and sexual assault.