William K. McAllister, FAICP

In 1982, Bill McAllister was hired by Alabama A&M University and joined the faulty of the university's graduate planning department. He spent the next 24 years teaching a variety of courses that were built upon his earlier practical experience as an urban planner and mentoring students. During this time, he created several new courses and developed an undergraduate degree in planning. For Bill, mentoring students was a way of life. His students found positions all over America because Bill had taught them how to adapt to the real world and they could hit the ground running when they graduated. Inducted 2010.