Geraldine Forbes Isais, dean of the University of New Mexico School of Architecture & Planning, was listed among DesignIntelligence’s 25 Most Admired Educators for 2016.

Annually, DesignIntelligence honors excellence in education and education administration by naming 25 exemplary professionals in these fields – architecture, industrial design, interior design and landscape architecture. Those selected for 2016 were chosen by the magazine’s staff with input from thousands of design professionals, academic department heads and students. Educators and administrators from the above mentioned disciplines are considered for inclusion.

Of Forbes Isais, they wrote, “Regarded for her outstanding leadership at the university and setting a high bar for quality education and design, Geraldine Forbes Isais has also focused on expanding financial resources for student and faculty programs by engaging alumni and industry professionals in the school’s goals and activities.”

Forbes Isais said, “I am honored to be recognized by my faculty colleagues, and more importantly, by the students in the school who are those we serve.”

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