The president of the University of the Sciences is retiring after 16 years in the post.
Philip Gerbino has spent 44 years at the Philadelphia school. The school said in a statement that he is retiring at the end of August.
He graduated in 1969 with a pharmacy degree from the school, then known as the Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science. Then Gerbino worked as a teacher and administrator before becoming president in 1995.
During his tenure, the 3,000-student school became a university. It has programs in areas including pre-med, physical therapy to health care business and health policy.