Bruce Knight, FAICP

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FAICP Statement

Bruce Knight has spent his career advancing the cause of planning to citizens, planning officials, and his professional peers. Because of his thoughtful, outspoken leadership and clear consistent advocacy for his profession, Bruce has helped his community and his professional organization achieve their highest potential. Inducted 2003.

Professional Biography

Bruce Knight, FAICP has served as the Planning and Development Director in Champaign Illinois for over 30 years. During that time Bruce has worked on a variety of issues involving the University of Illinois including serving on the Executive Committee of the University owned commercial airport, leading the negotiating team for the City on a new University owned arena in downtown Champaign, serving on the Design Review Committee for the University's research park and addressing a variety of zoning issues in the University District. Bruce has also worked in the college towns of Iowa City Iowa and Liberty Missouri.


162069 | Iowa State University
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Degree Level: Undergraduate
Planning Degree

048036 | University of Iowa
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Degree Level: Graduate

University of Illinois Extension
Graduation Date: May, 1983
Degree Level: Graduate

Job History

University of Illinois
Adjunct Lecturer
August,1997 - December,2005
Part time
Champaign, IL
United States

City of Champaign
Planning Director
November,1988 - December,2005
Champaign, IL
United States

City of Liberty
City Planner
October,1984 - October,1988
Liberty, MO
United States

City of Iowa City
January,1979 - September,1984
Iowa City, IA
United States

Mid-Iowa Development Assoc. COG
Regional Planner
July,1977 - December,1978
Fort Dodge, IA

United States


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