Godschalk Receives APA President’s Award

David R. Godschalk FAICP, Stephen Baxter Professor Emeritus in the UNC Department of City and Regional Planning, has received the 2015 President’s Award from the American Planning Association.

Professor Godschalk was recognized for his recent Sustaining Places publications: The Role of the Comprehensive Plan (2012) and Best Practices in Comprehensive Planning (2015), along with his lifetime of advancing the best ideas in planning

Created to honor extraordinary achievements in the field of planning, the award is given once every two years. Godschalk is the third recipient. The previous recipient was the former Ambassador of the Netherlands to the United States.

Presidents Award photo

Photo caption: David R. Godschalk receives the APA President’s Award from APA Executive Director James Drinan