Lewis D. Hopkins, FAICP

Lew Hopkins has had a significant and lasting impact on planning education. As head of the planning program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, he shaped the program into one of the best in the U.S. Hopkins's commitment to planning education and the profession is also noted in his contribution and service to the Planning Accreditation Board (PAB). Hopkins used his position as Chair of the PAB to promote the profession and the university environment.