Awards

Robert A. Fox Leadership Award

Every year, the Fox Leadership Program bestows the Robert A. Fox Leadership Award on a graduating senior for their demonstration of leadership skills during their undergraduate career and their commitment to the leadership lessons articulated and modeled by Robert A. Fox during his career: finding your passions; putting people first; and succeeding the right way. Past award recipients are listed below.

  • 2020 - Lucy Hu
  • 2019 - Sarah Lentz
  • 2018 - Benjamin Pollack
  • 2017 - Sofia Medrano
  • 2016 - Sara Jones
  • 2015 - Callan Parra
  • 2014 - Jonathan Fried
  • 2013 - James Sadler
  • 2012 - Kelly Higgins, Mimi Owusu
  • 2011 - Sourav Bose, Susanna Shuman
  • 2010 - Annassa Corley, Eileen McKeown
Learning Leadership Through Study, Living Leadership Through Service Award

Each year since 2012, the directors, faculty affiliates, staff members, and student‐leaders of Penn’s Robert A. Fox Leadership Program have bestowed the Learning Leadership Through Study, Living Leadership Through Service Award on a colleague in the School of Arts and Sciences who does not work for the Fox Program but who has consistently modeled the program’s leadership mission and worked on behalf of the program’s best administrative, financial, and reputational interests. Past award recipients are listed below.

  • 2020 -  Elyse Saladoff, Director - Fiscal Operations 
  • 2019 - Marc Meredith, Associate Professor of Political Science
  • 2018 - Nora E. Lewis, Vice Dean for Professional and Liberal Education
  • 2017 - Janet Whittaker, Housekeeper
  • 2016 - Gus G. Hartman, Manager - Administration & Finance
  • 2015 - Dennis DeTurck, Dean of the College
  • 2014 - Rebecca W. Bushnell, Dean of the Faculty
  • 2013 - Samuel H. Preston, Dean of the Faculty
  • 2012 - Jean-Marie Kneeley, Vice Dean for External Affairs