Now dean emeritus of the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical
Sciences, Anderson has been a vigorous advocate for UB since
joining the faculty as an assistant professor in 1968, nearly 50
After becoming dean in 1997, he helped secure some of the
largest gifts to the school and the university. He oversaw the
design and construction of Kapoor Hall, along with the campaign to
raise construction funds. During this time, UB became the first
school in the state to offer a doctoral degree in pharmacy.
Anderson also worked to establish dual degree programs, expanding
pharmacy students’ education options, and to maintain
UB’s position as a key partner in state wellness and health
Philip B. Wels Outstanding Service Award
The Philip B. Wels Outstanding Service Award is given to
individuals and groups whose achievements, contributions or
volunteer service advance the University at Buffalo.