June 15, 2019

Self-Study Reports due

  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Portland State University
  • Pratt Institute
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Maryland at College Park
  • University of Memphis

July 1, 2019

Progress Reports due

  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of Louisville

September 15, 2019

Self-Study Reports due

  • Jackson State University
  • Temple University
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • University of Virginia
  • Western Washington University

September - November 2019

Fall Site Visits

  • September 16 – 18, 2019: Pratt Institute
  • September 23 – 25, 2019: University of Iowa
  • October 2 – 4, 2019: Portland State University
  • October 14 – 16, 2019: University of Maryland at College Park
  • November 4 – 6, 2019: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • November 4 – 6, 2019: University of Memphis

October 24 - 26, 2019

PAB Fall Meeting at ACSP National Conference, Greenville, SC.

Accreditation Reviews

  • University of Florida
  • California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • San Diego State University
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
  • Georgia Institute of Technology

February - March 2020

Spring Site Visits

  • February 3 – 5: University of Virginia
  • February 10 – 12: University of South Florida
  • February 17 – 19: Jackson State University
  • February 24 – 26: Western Washington University
  • February 24 – 26: Auburn University
  • March 2 – 4: University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • March 16 – 18: Temple University
  • March 23 – 25: University of Georgia

Innovation and Communication in Planning Education Task Force

The Task Force on Innovation and Communication in Planning Education has prepared a report on innovation with the intention of furthering the conversation with PAB and its sponsoring organizations on how planning programs can innovate to respond to emerging challenges. To view the report, please click here

PAB Newsletter

Fall 2018 (PDF)
Spring 2018 (PDF)
Archived Newsletters

If you are interested in submitting content for future editions, please contact Jaclyn Hade via email or call (773) 334-7210.

Summary of Recent Actions

Click here to view the actions taken at the most recent Board meeting.

Diversity Task Force Report

The Diversity Task Force prepared a report identifying effective and exemplary practices in diversity activities in graduate programs for recruiting and maintaining a diverse student body and faculty. To view the Diversity Task Force Report click here.

International Position Statement

The Planning Accreditation Board (PAB) recognizes the growing importance of international flows of ideas and personnel in the planning profession, and the interest among planning schools outside the United States in interactions with PAB. At the same time, PAB has determined that it does not yet have sufficient understanding or experience to launch a broad program of quality assurance services outside the U.S.

To view the complete statement, please click here