Campus Planning and Design Newsletter April 2007
LETTER FROM THE CHAIR
by Larry Porter, ASLA, CLA LAPorter@facilities.rutgers.edu
The Spring 2007 newsletter focuses on our membership with the first annual “On the Boards” issue. I would like to thank those individuals who provided project summaries and images for this issue.

Minneapolis 2006
 
During the ASLA national meeting in Minneapolis this past October I had the pleasure of meeting a number of our members personally. Clint Hewitt, ASLA, Associate Professor and former Associate Vice President for Physical Planning and Campus Master Planning at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus, generously hosted seven of our members to a presentation of campus history and planning and a campus tour.

The 19 members who attended the Campus Planning and Design PPN meeting represented a broad cross section of professionals and shared many of their thoughts and concerns.

Membership Breakdown
 
As of December 2006 we had a total membership of 268:
Private Practice: 139 members (52%)
Educational: 57 members (21%)
Other/Non-Specified: 50 members (19%)
Commercial Vendors: 18 members (7%)
Government Agencies: 2 members (<1%)
Organizations (ASLA): 2 members (<1%)

San Francisco 2007 

I spoke preliminarily to Jim Horner, Campus Landscape Architect at UC-Berkeley about helping to coordinate a campus tour for Friday, October 5, 2007.

SCUP 

The Society for College and University Planning’s 42nd Annual Conference is being held in Chicago July 7-11, 2007. The theme of SCUP-42 is Shaping the Academic Landscape: Integrated Solutions.

For more information, visit www.scup.org/annualconf/42/ 

Feel free to contact me with any questions, issues, or concerns.

Larry Porter, ASLA, CLA
LAPorter@facilities.rutgers.edu
 
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