Murphy elected president of Temple Engineering alumni


Frank Murphy

PHILADELPHIA — Frank  G. Murphy, a current Chadds Ford Township Supervisor and former Unionville-Chadds Ford Board of Education director, has been elected President of the Temple University College of Engineering Alumni Association.  

Murphy,an attorney who is a shareholder in the Philadelphia office of national law firm Anderson Kill, P.C., is a 1985 graduate of the College of Engineering (M.E.), and has served on the college’s Board of Visitors and as an officer of the Alumni Association for several years. Murphy concentrates his legal practice in the areas of construction, banking, real estate, and municipal law.  As a school board member, as chair of its facilities committee, Murphy oversaw the renovation of Unionville High School, a project that finished ahead of schedule and under budget.  

The Temple University College of Engineering has seven undergraduate and nine graduate degree programs.  From Fall 2007 to Fall 2014, enrollment in the college  increased 100%. In January 2013, the college added an additional 25,000 square feet of  new space for a new department and growth in other engineering  programs. 

“The growth in the college and University makes it an exciting time to  be involved in Temple University alumni activities,” Murphy said in a statement issued by the university.  ” I look forward to working with so many dedicated volunteers to support the College of Engineering and the University.”  

After attending Temple University, Murphy received his Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State in 1987.  He then worked for PPL Electric Utilities in Harrisburg, before graduating from Temple University Law School, Magna Cum Laude, in 1992. 

Murphy resides in Chadds Ford with his wife Anna Marie Murphy, Esq., and daughters Natalie (a Junior at Temple) and Julianna (a Senior at Unionville High School).  He can be reached at

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