Institutional Governance Committee
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The chair of this committee is appointed by the president. The purpose of this committee is to review and recommend changes, updates, or amendments to the Association’s Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws and the rules and procedure that govern the major activities of ACSP; to evaluate the formal governance structure of ACSP; to identify and suggest alternative approaches, methods, and strategies to improve governance and administrative efficiency, diversity and fairness; and to address specific problems as they arise.

  • Chair: June Thomas, University of Michigan, thomasju@umich.edu [2015-2017]
  • Charles Warnken, University of Oklahoma, cwarnken@ou.edu [2015-2017]
  • Michael Boswell, California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo, mboswell@calpoly.edu [2015-2017]
  • Lynn Mandarano, Temple University, lynn.mandarano@temple.edu [2015-2017]
  • Rachel Kleit, Ohio State University, kleit.1@osu.edu [2015-2017]
  • Kazuya Kawamura, University of Illinois at Chicago, kazuya@uic.edu, [2015-2017]

The current charge includes:

  • To review and recommend changes, updates or amendments to the Association's Articles of Incorporation, Bylaws, and rules and procedures that govern the major activities of ACSP
  • To evaluate the formal governance structure of ACSP
  • To identify and suggest alternative approaches, methods, and strategies to improve governance an administrative efficiency, diversity and fairness
  • Address other specific problems as they arise

Mission

The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning promotes education, research, service and outreach in the United States and throughout the world by seeking to:

  • recognize diverse needs and interests in planning;
  • improve and enhance the accreditation process, and;
  • strengthen the role of planning education in colleges and universities through publications, conferences, and community engagement;
  • extend planning beyond the classroom into the world of practice.

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