Dean of the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, University of Maryland
David Cronrath has been a practicing architect and educator for over 30 years. He is currently Dean of the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation at University of Maryland and a faculty member in the architecture program. In his administrative roles he has championed critical thinking and creative problem solving, civic engagement, and the University’s production of cultural value. In 2009 he was named one of the top architectural educators in the nation. David is active in the professional community and local civic organizations. He has been an active member in the AIA having served as a chapter president and state board member, served on NCARB national committees since 1998, and participated in over a dozen NAAB and LAAB accreditation visits. David is a native of Philadelphia. As a professional architect David has won national awards for research and design. He is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University and the University of California at Berkeley.