David J. Edelman, FAICP

David Edelman has unleashed thousands of qualified planners into the world during his 11 years as director of the University of Cincinnati School of Planning. Through relentless efforts, he elevated it to national leadership standings, and by forging partnerships with communities, developed an extensive network of master of city planning internships. Through his global foresight, he has provided numerous study-abroad opportunities and introduced American planning principles to a wide variety of international students. Finally, through innovative coursework and an amazing commitment to mentoring future planners, he has challenged students to be creative, broadminded, and strategic as they begin their professional careers. Inducted in 2012.