|1964||AIA blue-ribbon committee recommends that the University of Maryland open an architectural school at the College Park campus|
|1967||School of Architecture opens to students
Five-year Bachelor of Architecture degree program established
John Hill appointed first Dean and served until 1981
School moves into present building.
Bachelor of Architecture program gains full accreditation.
|1970||Accredited Master of Community Planning degree established in the School of Social Work and Community Planning at the University of Maryland at Baltimore (UMAB)|
|1980||Certificate program in Historic Preservation established|
|1982||John Steffian appointed Dean and served until 1990|
|1985||Master of Architecture program gains full accreditation|
|1988||Master of Community Planning program moves from Baltimore to College Park|
|1991||Steven Hurtt appointed Dean and served until 2004|
|1992||Masters of Community Planning Program moves from the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences to the School of Architecture|
|2000||The school is renamed the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation to reflect its increasingly diverse and interdisciplinary offerings|
|2001||Master of Historic Preservation degree program established.
The National Center for Smart Growth Education and Research was established as a cooperative venture of four academic units: Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Public Affairs, Agriculture and Natural Resources, and Engineering
|2002||Ph.D. in Urban and Regional Planning and Design program established|
|2004||Garth C. Rockcastle appointed Dean and served until 2010.|
|2006||Master of Real Estate Development program established|
|2007||Colvin Institute of Real Estate Development established with a gift from Baltimore Developer and Maryland Alumus, John Colvin|
|2007||Unviersity of Maryland places 2nd in the world in the US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon with our entry LEAFHouse|
|2010||David Cronrath becomes Dean of the School|
|2011||University of Maryland's submission to the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon wins first place for the design of Watershed. Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (D-Md.) submitted into the Congressional Record the following statement congratulating the University of Maryland Solar Decathlon Team: “Mr. Speaker, I rise today to congratulate a talented team of students from my alma mater, the University of Maryland, who this weekend won first place at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon 2011 here in Washington.|
|2011||The University of Maryland — Morgan State Center for Economic Development becomes a designated University Center funded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA). The center works with State and local economic developers on applied research and technical assistance projects.|
|2012||The School celebrates 40 years since the first graduating class.|
Students capture the final four in the ULI competition. Matt Bell is professor advising the team.
The School's National Center for Smart Growth launches a mjor new initiative for community outreach, Program for Action Learning in Sustainability (PALS) a university-wide experienced based learning platform for stduents. The PALS program is part of the University's commitment to sustainability and entrepreneurship.