Whiteley is the co-founder of two
important central Kentucky organizations:
HORSE FARM WORKERS' EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE FUND
which has awarded over 300 scholarships to children of
full-time Thoroughbred horse farm workers in central
Kentucky for education beyond high school.
CONSIGNORS AND COMMERCIAL BREEDERS ASSOCIATION (CBA),
a trade organization that provides a unified voice for
consignors while developing educational initiatives
designed to create a fair and expanding auction market
place for all who breed,
buy, or sell
Rob is also on
the Board of Directors of Fasig-Tipton Co. and
Thoroughbred Charities of America. He additionally
served Fasig-Tipton Co.
of Fasig-Tipton Appraisal Services from 1983-1987.
entering the horse business on a full-time basis, Rob
was a professor and Chairman of the Doctoral program in
University from 1968-1981. His education includes
a Bachelor's degree from Stanford (1965) in English and
a Masters in
Teaching degree from Harvard (1966) in English and
American Literature, and a Ph.D. from the University of
California, Berkeley (1968) in Counseling Psychology.
During his tenure at Berkeley, Rob was National Defense
Research Fellow, and also served as a visiting professor
at that institution while on leave from Rutgers.