John A. Fry

Director

John A. Fry has served as President of Drexel University since 2010.  From 2002 to 2010, Mr. Fry served as the President of Franklin & Marshall College and from 1995 to 2002, he served as Executive Vice President of the University of Pennsylvania.  Prior to joining the University of Pennsylvania, Mr. Fry was a management consultant for the higher education and nonprofit sectors.  He worked closely with some of the nation’s premier colleges and universities, first with KPMG Peat Marwick and then with Coopers & Lybrand’s National Higher Education Consulting Practice where he was elected a partner in the firm and eventually became partner-in-charge of the national practice.  Mr. Fry is a member of the Board of Directors of Community Health Systems, a leading operator of general acute care hospitals, Drexel Morgan, a registered investment advisor and bank holding company, Delaware Investments, a U.S. based asset management firm and FS OneEquity Partners Co. L.P., a provider of long-term capital and experienced management assistance to companies in the private middle market. Mr. Fry holds a bachelor’s degree from Lafayette College and a master’s degree in business administration from the New York University Stern School of Business. Mr. Fry brings extensive experience in leadership and corporate governance.