The Urban and Regional Planning program’s vision is to promote just and inclusive human settlements in which economic development, environmental enhancement, and social justice jointly contribute to sustainability, resilience, and quality of life at all scales from local to global. Within this context, our mission is to educate professional planners who will be responsible future leaders and decision-makers into the 21st century.
June 24, 2019
The program’s Overall Goals and Objectives have been developed through annual faculty/staff retreats and meetings with students, alumni, the URP Advisory Board, the Iowa APA Board of Directors, and communications with employers of our students and graduates. Our goals and objectives are as follows: