James Reap, a professor in the College of Environment and Design, has been awarded the Ann Webster Smith Award for extraordinary and sustained achievement in support of conserving the world’s cultural heritage by the United States Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites. The Ann Webster Smith Award is US/ICOMOS’ highest honor for service.
A network of experts, ICOMOS is a professional association that works for the conservation and protection of cultural heritage places around the world. ICOMOS promotes the application of theory, methodology and scientific techniques to the conservation of architectural and archaeological heritage. Reap, who directs the Master of Historic Preservation program, is a former member of the board of trustees and a Fellow of US/ICOMOS.