Levy Institute

Larry and Carol Levy Institute at Kellogg

The Levy Institute / Larry and Carol Levy

Kellogg’s Entrepreneurial Legacy

Established in 2003 through an endowment by Larry and Carol Levy, the Levy Institute for Entrepreneurial Practice provides the foundation for entrepreneurship curriculum and engagement activities for Kellogg students.

As part of Entrepreneurship at Kellogg, the Levy Institute works in tandem with like-minded centers, alumni networks, organizations across the Kellogg and Northwestern University networks and the startup community to foster entrepreneurial successes for students and alumni.

The Levy Institute joined Kellogg in 2012 to develop entirely new experiential learning pathways in entrepreneurship for Kellogg’s Full-time program, Evening & Weekend program, Executive MBA program, as well as Executive Education courses.
Levy Institute at the Kellogg School of Management

The Levy Legacy

The Kellogg School of Management is grateful to Larry and Carol Levy for their generosity in the enhancement Kellogg’s entrepreneurship program through their establishment of the Larry and Carol Levy Institute for Entrepreneurial Practice. Their significant contribution has provided a platform by which Kellogg has expanded its programmatic offerings.

Co-founder and chairman of Levy Restaurants, the Levy Organization and the founder of Diversified Real Estate Capital, LLC, Mr. Levy continues to support Kellogg entrepreneurs by sharing his expertise. Learn more about Mr. Levy’s entrepreneurship lessons for real estate entrepreneurs via ChicagoInno’s coverage of the Kellogg Real Estate Conference & Venture Competition.

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Linda Darragh Levy Institute

Larry Levy Executive Director, Entrepreneurship at Kellogg

Linda Darragh

Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurial Practice / Executive Director, Levy Institute for Entrepreneurial Practice / Executive Director, Heizer Center for Private Equity & Venture Capital


Kellogg hosts entrepreneurship events year-round for students, alumni, faculty and a strong entrepreneurial network.


Our faculty and programming provide real-world insights and solutions to the broader business community.