Robert A. Fox, C’52, and Penny Grossman Fox, ED’53

Robert A. Fox, C’52, is the chairman and CEO of R.A.F. Industries Inc., a private investment company that acquires and manages a diversified group of middle market companies located across the United States. He is an emeritus trustee at Penn and received the University’s Alumni Award of Merit in 1999. Penny Grossman Fox, ED’53, serves on the boards of the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Moore College of Art and Design, and the Pennsylvania Ballet.

In addition to establishing the Robert A. Fox Leadership Program in 1999, the Foxes support a variety of other areas of the University, including faculty, Penn Medicine, athletics, and student life. In 2015, they established Fox Leadership International, adding a global dimension to all of the Fox program’s initiatives. 

Named Professors

Dennis DeTurck, Robert A. Fox Leadership Professor

John J. DiIulio, Jr., Frederic Fox Leadership Professor of Politics, Religion, and Civil Society

John Lapinski, Robert A. Fox Leadership Professor of Political Science

Matthew Levendusky, Penny and Robert A. Fox Director of the Fels Institute of Government

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