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Landscape architecture educator

Donald Joseph Molnar, American landscape architecture educator. Named Honorary Parks Commissioner, Champaign Park District, 1981. Member, program coordinator Champaign (Illinois) Development Council, 1966-1978. Fellow American Society Landscape Architects (licensing committee Illinois chapter 1968-1970, registration committee Indiana chapter 1982-1985, president 1991-1992, award 1982).

Background

Molnar, Donald Joseph was born on December 24, 1938 in Springfield, Illinois, United States. Son of Joseph and Mabel Irene (Woods) Molnar.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Landscape Architecture, University Illinois, 1960. Master of Fine Arts in Landscape Architecture, University Illinois, 1964.

Career

Landscape architect Simonds and Simonds, Pittsburgh, 1961-1963. Landscape architect campus planning University Illinois, Urbana, 1963-1972, assistant director, planner capital programs Urbana and Chicago, 1971-1981. Associate professor landscape architecture Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1981-1985, director landscape architecture cooperative program, since 1983, professor landscape architecture, since 1985, chair landscape architecture program, since 1987, director international exchange landscape architecture, since 1988.

Consultant to architect, engineers, park agencies, since 1964, Mobile Homes Manufacturers Association, Chicago, 966-76. Principal Professional Searches for Landscape Architects, employment consultant, since 2000. Principal Drumlin Group.

Membership

Member, program coordinator Champaign (Illinois) Development Council, 1966-1978. Fellow American Society Landscape Architects (licensing committee Illinois chapter 1968-1970, registration committee Indiana chapter 1982-1985, president 1991-1992, award 1982).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, computers.

Connections

Married Carol Jeanette Smith, August 22, 1958. Children: Elaina Deanne, Amy Lynn, Holly Suzanne.

father:
Joseph Molnar

mother:
Mabel Irene (Woods) Molnar

spouse:
Carol Jeanette Smith

child:
Elaina Deanne Molnar

child:
Amy Lynn Molnar

child:
Holly Suzanne Molnar