Meet the Dean

Ronald Anderson is the dean of the Fox School of Business and the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management. His background includes a career in domestic and international business, followed by academic experience, including at American University. In his previous role as chair of the Department of Finance, he oversaw the largest department in the Fox School and one of the largest at Temple, with more than 1,400 students across all programs.

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He is a leading expert in internal control systems, corporate governance and executive compensation. He has received numerous research and teaching excellence awards during his academic career while directing undergraduate- and graduate-level courses in international finance, financial strategy and corporate valuation. His research has been published in leading journals such as the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics and the Journal of Accounting and Economics.

Connecting Our Communities

Dean Ron Anderson and the Fox School work to transform student lives, develop leaders, and impact local and global communities through excellence and innovation in education and research. To pave the path for the future of the school and continue improving upon this goal, we developed our Strategic Plan 2025

Learn how Dean Anderson will use four pillars—Educational Innovation, Research Leadership, Inclusive Culture and Community Engagement—to make our vision a reality. 

Our Strategic Pillars

By the Numbers

A strong drive unites the Fox community. The Fox School of Business offers inventive international business programs and global university partnerships.

65,000 Alumni Around the World

Since its founding in 1918, 65,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students have earned degrees from the Fox School. Fox is represented globally by its alumni community members, who are now business leaders in hundreds of countries around the world.

8,500 Current Students

The Fox School’s current enrollment is 8,500+ and it is always growing. Students come from around the world to study at Fox’s well-regarded undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs because of the school’s excellent reputation for educating tomorrow’s business leaders.

220 Faculty

Fox is a big school—but the focus is on each individual student. Fox faculty members are leaders, researchers, and innovators in their respective fields, and their top priority is providing an excellent business education that meet the needs of today’s students.

24 Research Institutes & Centers

Research is a big deal at the Fox School. Students and faculty publish cutting-edge findings in top journals, and they have access to the technology and tools of many research centers and institutes that focus on everything from neural decision making and biostatistics, to healthcare management and big data.