Urban Development Department of Architecture

Urban Development

Good plans Department of Architecture

Good plans

shape good decisions. That’s why good planning helps to make elusive dreams come true.

— Lester Robert Tittel


Graduate Advisor of Record
The Graduate Advisor of Record (GAR) for Urban and Regional Planning is Dr. Richard Tangum. He advises prospective students on the Master of Science in Urban and Regional Planning graduate program and the Graduate Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning, its admission criteria and expectations of the programs. The GAR also conducts degree audits for graduating students. In addition, the GAR maintains the paperwork on students enrolled in the MSURP and URP Certificate programs. The GAR is assisted by Mary Alice Chavarria, Administrative Assistant for the Urban and Regional Planning Program.

For more advising information, visit the College of Architecture's Graduate Advising page.


Dr. Richard Tangum
Graduate Advisor of Record, Urban and Regional Planning
Room 1.148B1
(210) 458-2559

Rose Smith
Administrative Assistant, Urban and Regional Planning
Room 1.148B1
(210) 458-3137