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University administrator , urban planning educator

James Fredrick Foerster, American urban planning educator, university administrator. Member American Institute Certified Planners, American Planning Association, Society College and University Planners, Transportation Research Board (Outstanding Paper award 1988, Distinguished Service award 1989), Urban Land Institute.

Background

Foerster, James Fredrick was born on January 4, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Fredrick William and Genevieve Catherine (Wych) Foerster.

Education

Bachelor in Sociology, Northwestern University, 1973. Master of Regional Planning, University North Carolina, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University North Carolina, 1977.

Career

Research associate, U. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1975-1977; assistant professor, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1977-1983; director graduate studies, University of Illinois, 1980-1989; associate professor, University of Illinois, since 1983; coordinator Doctor of Philosophy program, University of Illinois, 1983-1988; coordinator Master plan, University of Illinois, 1988-1991; associate director planning and policy development, University of Illinois, 1991-1992; associate director capital planning, University of Illinois, 1992-1993; director, Facility Planning and Space Management, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1993-1997; assistant vice chancellor for administration, Facility Planning and Space Management, University of Illinois, Chicago, since 1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to technical journals.

Membership

Member American Institute Certified Planners, American Planning Association, Society College and University Planners, Transportation Research Board (Outstanding Paper award 1988, Distinguished Service award 1989), Urban Land Institute.

Connections

Married Patrice Narret, June 1983. Children: Mary, Elizabeth.

father:
Fredrick William Foerster

mother:
Genevieve Catherine (Wych) Foerster

spouse:
Patrice Narret

child:
Mary Foerster

child:
Elizabeth Foerster