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John DeGrove Legacy Fund

The Department of Urban and Regional Planning is committed to providing leadership in the field of planning through education, research, scholarship, and community engagement. Our mission is to prepare planning professionals and researchers for national and global practice by promoting the ideals of social responsibility, sustainability, equity, diversity, and public service. Inspired by the leadership of John DeGrove – former Urban and Regional Planning Chair at FAU and fixture of Florida’s foundational environmental and growth management laws – we look to support the next the next generation of planning professionals while honoring DeGrove’s life of service.

There could be no more fitting memorial to John DeGrove’s influence on urban and regional planning than to support scholarships for the planners of tomorrow.

John DeGrove Legacy Fund Donors  (as of 3/27/2024)

$1,000 Donors
Ms. Linda Shelley
Mr. James Jackson
Mr. James Nicholas
Mr. Thomas J. Baird
Mr. Henry Bittaker
Ms. Nancy E. Stroud
Ms. Susan M. Coughanour
Ms. Susan L. Trevarthen

Mr. Henry Bittaker
Ms. Susan Coughanour
Ms. Lisa Nisenson
Mr. Craig Diamond
Dr. Richard Brumback
Mr. Dwight Merriam
Dr. Eric Shaw
Mr. Alfred Malefatto
Mr. and Mrs. Charles & Pat
Dr. Eric Shaw
Dr. Diana Mitsova

Thank you for your generosity and support. Together, we are making an impact – changing lives.

Note: Gifts may also be made by check payable to FAU Foundation, Inc. Kindly remember to write desired fund designation on the memo line and mail to:
FAU Foundation, Inc.
777 Glades Road, ADM 247
Boca Raton, FL 33431

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