Bernard E. Anderson

David R. Binswanger
1916
Emily F. Pollard
1916

A Philadelphia-born, nationally known economist, Bernard E. Anderson is the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Professor Emeritus at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.


 
I n addition to academia, his diverse career includes experience as Program Director for Social Sciences at the Rockefeller Foundation; Visiting Fellow, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University; Chairman of PICA, the fiscal oversight board for the City of Philadelphia; and Assistant Secretary of Labor in the Clinton administration.

Among many civic engagements, he is former member of the board of directors for the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Franklin Institute. He is currently a member of the board of the United Bank of Philadelphia, and the Urban Affairs Partnership, of which he is a co-founder. Capping a long association with higher education governance , he is Vice Chairman of the board of trustees of Tuskegee University, the historically black institution founded by Booker T. Washington in 1884.