Roy Graham Receives the James Marston Fitch Award
September 25, 2013
The National Council for Preservation Education is honoring Roy Eugene Graham with the prestigious James Marston Fitch Award. The award recognizes individuals who have contributed substantially to the advancement of historic preservation education in the United States and for outstanding achievements.
Roy joined UF in 2003 and served as professor and director of the Historic Preservation Program. He holds advanced degrees in Architecture, Engineering and Architectural History, and has over 30 years of teaching experience and international practice.
Roy has taught preservation at a number of institutions including the University of Texas at Austin, University of Virginia, Catholic University of America, University of Ljubljana in Slovenia, and University of Florida. In addition, Roy served for the Resident Architect of Colonial Williamsburg and the architect of the Texas State Capitol. He is both a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and a Fulbright Scholar and serves on the Board of the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training. Roy is also an advisory board member for the UF Historic Preservation Program.
The award presentation will take place on Friday, November 1 at 7:00 p.m. at the Omni Severin hotel at the annual NCPE dinner. The award presentation and NCPE dinner is held in conjunction with the 2013 National Trust for Historic Preservation conference to be held October 29 – November 2 in Indianapolis, Indiana.