John Ronan MArch ’91 has been named the John and Jeanne Rowe Endowed Chair in Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology. The founding principal of John Ronan Architects, Ronan also serves as the IIT College of Architecture’s Associate Dean of Curriculum. His area of expertise is in architectural design, urbanism, and the history & theory of material culture in architecture. In 2018, he was honored with a Distinguished Professor Award from the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA).