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Kingsbury Marzolf
Regents' Proceedings 311

Kingsbury Marzolf, professor of architecture in the A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture and Planning, will retire from actire from active faculty status on May 31, 2000.

Professor Marzolf received his B.Arch. and M.Arch degrees from the University of Michigan in 1952 and 1961, respectively. He joined the University of Michigan faculty as an instructor in 1963 and was promoted to assistant professor in 1965, associate professor in 1970, and professor of architecture in 1975. Since his appointment to the architecture program, Professor Marzolf has taught undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degree students and has served as chair or co-chair of several dissertation committees. Professor Marzolf also has played an integral role in starting and nurturing the college's overseas study programs in Vienna, Prague, and Florence. He has been an active member of many program, college, and University committees.

Professor Marzolf has had an outstanding career as an educator. In 1975-76, he received the Sol King Award for excellence in teaching and in 1995 he received the AIA Michigan President's Award to recognize his outstanding contributions to the profession and community through education. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), Society of Architectural Historians, Historical Society of Michigan, and the Committee on the State Capitol. He has also served on the Ann Arbor Historic District Commission and the State Historic Preservation Review Board. In his role as an ambassador for AIA Michigan and for the University, Professor Marzolf has been host to hundreds of foreign faculty and students. When they leave the area, they take with them an appreciation of American culture and hospitality and a thorough knowledge of the architecture of the region.

Over the last 35 years, Professor Marzolf has given numerous lectures on architecture and historic preservation to local, state, national, and international groups. The Regents now salute this distinguished scholar by naming Kingsbury Marzolf professor emeritus of architecture.