ROBERT P. FOSTER JR., 93, a retired senior consultant at Prudential Insurance, and adviser to the president on special projects, died Oct. 12, 2017. He was the grandson of Addison B. Poland of the class of 1872, the son of Robert P. Foster of the class of 1921, and the nephew of John S. Foster of the class of 1922. A member of Eclectic, he entered Wesleyan with the class of 1945 but interrupted his college career to join the U.S. Army, where he served in the inspector general’s office at American headquarters in Heidelberg, Germany. He returned to Wesleyan and received his degree in mathematics in 1947. Starting as an analyst at Prudential in 1947, he rose through the ranks, retiring in 1985. He particularly enjoyed his involvement in the transition through the 1960s and 1970s from hand-managed to computer-processed insurance operations. Among those who survive are his wife, Sally Ann Bianchi Foster, three children, seven grandchildren, and a cousin, John S. Foster Jr. ’58.