Nationally Recognized Planner Bill Fulton to head Rice University’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research

Bill Fulton, a prominent expert and commentator on urban planning in California, has been named Director of the Rice Univ0804_KINDERersity’s Kinder Institute for Urban Research. The Institute conducts multidisciplinary scientific research, engages in public outreach and sponsors educational programs that advance the understanding of pressing urban issues and fosters the development of more humane and sustainable cities. Fulton joins the leadership team of Stephen Klineberg, Michael Emerson and Ruth Lopez Turley at the Institute.

Kinder Foundation and Kinder Institute Advisory Board Chair Rich Kinder said, “we believe the Kinder Institute for Urban Research has the potential to be a premiere contributor to an understanding of the issues affecting Houston, as well as other cities in America and around the world…and we are delighted that Bill Fulton has accepted the challenge to lead our efforts in the coming years.” Read more.