Who We Are

Use the links below to learn more about the National Center for Smart Growth, its history, its director's vision, and our greatest resource - the faculty, staff and students who carry out our mission on a daily basis.

Message From Our Director

Learn more about the history of the National Center for Smart Growth, the Center's mission and purpose, and the vision held by our executive director, Kathryn Howell. Learn more...

Executive Committee

The NCSG is formed through the collaboration of four colleges at the University of Maryland: the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources; the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation; the Clark School of Engineering; and the School of Public Policy. The NCSG's Executive Committee consists of the University of Maryland Provost and the deans of these four schools.  Meet the Executive Committee... 

Our People

Meet the faculty, staff, students and affiliates of the National Center for Smart Growth.