The mission of the department is to prepare students to become planning professionals by providing a multi-disciplinary professional education that teaches students to define issues, solve problems and implement solutions to improve the quality of the natural and built environment, in ways that promote social justice and are rooted in an understanding of social change.
Department of Urban and Regional Planning
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
College of Environmental Design
3801 West Temple Avenue, Building 7-224
Pomona, California 91768
Tel. (909) 869-2688
Fax. (909) 869-4688
Dr. Richard W. Willson is Department Chair. Dr. Willson teaches transportation planning, planning theory, and planning communication techniques. He obtained his Ph.D. in 1991 from the University of California, Los Angeles.
The Department of Urban and Regional Planning is pleased to announce this year's winners. Dr. Jennifer Dill of Portland State University has won the Scholar Prize and Mr. Fred Dock, PE, AICP of the City of Pasadena has won the Practitioner Prize. Please join us for the Dale Prize events on February 4 and 5, 2015.
The Department of Urban and Regional Planning at Cal Poly Pomona is pleased to announce the availability of a one-year Visiting Faculty position for 15/16 academic year. We are looking for a visitor with expertise in land use and design who is interested in playing a part in the department’s conversion from a quarter system to a semester system.