President, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts
Levy is a tireless champion of philanthropic causes and a man with a remarkable talent for enriching the lives of others. President of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Levy manages the world's largest performing arts center, home to 12 resident arts organizations including New York Philharmonic, New York City Ballet and The Julliard School.
At Hobart, Levy studied political science and was a Dean’s List regular. He continued his education, receiving his M.A. in 1968, a Ph.D. in 1973 from the University of Virginia, and a J.D. degree from Columbia University School of Law.
Prior to joining Lincoln Center, Levy was the head of the International Rescue Committee, the world’s principal refugee resettlement organization. A tireless advocate for displaced persons all over the globe, Levy logged thousands of air miles a year to places like Somalia, Ethiopia and Bosnia. He was also the president of the AT&T Foundation and was executive director of the 92nd Street Y. Under his management, the Y grew to include the New York Chamber Symphony and the American Jewish Theater.
As a Hobart alumnus, Levy has remained faithful and connected, serving as a class agent, admissions volunteer and a member of his Reunion fundraising committee. In 2005, he received Hobart College Alumni Association’s highest honor – the Medal of Excellence.