June 1, 2022

Rebecca Kemper Named CEO of Columbus Landmarks

The planning alum will helm the architecture preservation advocacy group.

Planning alumna Rebecca Kemper (PhD ’21) has been named the Chief Executive Officer of Columbus Landmarks.

Becca provides an impressive mix of skills well suited for the future growth of the organization.

“Following a nationwide search, we are pleased to have found our new CEO right here in Columbus,” said Peter Krajnak, president of the Columbus Landmarks board and search committee member. “Becca impressed the search committee with her ability to connect the day-to-day work of Columbus Landmarks to big ideas reflective of our strategic goals of equity, sustainability and design excellence. We are looking forward to her leadership.”

Columbus Landmarks is a non-profit organization that advocates for the preservation of historic architecture, adaptive reuse of old buildings, and new design excellence throughout Greater Columbus.

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March 2, 2022

Knowlton Planning Alumna Presented at the Columbus Metro Club on Equity and Education

PhD alumna Rebecca Kemper presented as part of “Chasing The Promise of Equitable Education”

October 7, 2021

Planning Faculty and Doctoral Students Participate in ACSP 2021

Faculty and PhD students will present at the annual planning conference.