Fox School of Business and Management

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Richard J. Fox School of Business and Management at Temple University
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Alter Hall on Montgomery Avenue and 13th Street
Type Business School
Established 1918
Dean Ronald C. Anderson
Academic staff
225 Full-time
Students 6,500
Undergraduates 5,400
Postgraduates 1,100
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Campus Urban
Colors Cherry and White          
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The Richard J. Fox School of Business and Management is the business school of Temple University. Located in Philadelphia, the Fox School offers several Master of Business Administration programs (full-time MBA, part-time MBA, international MBA, executive MBA and online MBA); several other master's degree programs; and several Ph.D. programs, including in accountancy, finance, marketing, international business, entrepreneurship, management of information systems, risk management and insurance, strategic management, and sports. The school has some 6,500 students, 155 full-time faculty, and over 42,000 graduates, of which about two-thirds live and work in the Philadelphia metropolitan area. It is the largest business school in the Philadelphia region and one of the largest in the world.

Established in 1918, it was named in honor of Richard J. Fox in 1999.[1] The MBA program began in 1942. The school was accredited by the International Association for Management Education (now the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)) in 1973. The Ph.D in Economics program was established in 1976.

Alter Hall[edit]

The main entrance to Alter Hall.

The Fox School opened an $80 million, 200,000 square foot facility named Alter Hall in April 2009. The seven-story building was constructed using smart classroom design components and features a trading room and business simulation center, along with one of the longest stock tickers in the United States.[2][3]

Notable alumni and faculty[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Company Overview of Planalytics, Inc.: Richard J. Fox". Bloomberg Business. Retrieved November 5, 2015. 
  2. ^ Alter Hall construction
  3. ^ Dinan, Michael (12 January 2009). "Temple University Classes to Stream Live with Sonic Foundry's Mediasite". TMCnet. Retrieved 15 October 2015. 

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Coordinates: 39°58′49″N 75°09′21″W / 39.980287°N 75.155825°W / 39.980287; -75.155825