Arthur Anderson, an architect who also taught at Penn State University for 28 years, died March 19, 2016. He was 82.
Anderson earned a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Penn State in 1956, and then earned an M.F.A. degree in architecture from Princeton in 1958.
He started his architecture career in 1958 with a private firm in Minnesota. Anderson began his teaching career at Miami University of Ohio, where he taught from 1964 to 1973. In 1973 he joined the architecture department at Penn State, from which he retired in 2001 as professor emeritus.
Anderson was devoted to his teaching. In 1987, he received the Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching. He also taught two sessions with the Semester-at-Sea program; a year at Natal University in South Africa; a semester at Tsinghua University in Beijing; and a year at the University of Oregon. He continued his architectural pursuits after retirement with projects in and around State College, Pa.
He is survived by Anne, his wife, whom he married in 1958. He is also survived by three children and five grandchildren.
Graduate memorials are prepared by the APGA.