Emeritus status is an honorary title awarded for distinguished service to the academic community. Bestowal of emeritus status is a distinctive honor and emeriti faculty are regarded as an important and integral part of the university community.
Raymond Burby is professor emeritus in the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Burby has research interests in state and local land-use management approaches to natural hazard mitigation, watershed protection, and other environmental problems. His publications deal with these topics as well as report the results of earlier work on building code enforcement, energy conservation, new community development, and low-income housing.
David R. Godschalk is Professor Emeritus in the Department of City and Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Chair of the APA Working Group on Plan Standards and a regular book reviewer for Urban Land, his recent publications include:
Dr. Kaiser's research and teaching interests included improving the quality of local land use plans
and developing land use planning strategies for hazard mitigation and environmental protection.