Dan went directly to graduate school at the University of North Carolina Department of City and Regional Planning and then to a career in affordable housing finance and administration, first with the NYC Dept. of Housing Preservation and Development, then with the Massachusetts Dept. of Housing and Community Development and for the past 11 years as a self-employed consultant. Geography at Dartmouth was great preparation for his career and he has no doubt that its reputation helped him gain admission to
After leaving Dartmouth Chuck attended the University of Kansas where he received an MA (1985) and PhD (1990) in geography. Since 1989 Chuck has been a professor in the geography department at Kansas State University, where he's served for the last 7 years as department head. His research over the last 15 years has focused on heavy metals stored in a relatively rural drainage network (Lahn River) in central Germany. Obviously, his geography degree has had a major influence on his professional career!
Jacob pursued a major in Geography with the intent of exploring a career in architecture or urban planning. Upon graduation, he took a role with a real estate developer based in Vail, CO to learn more about the holistic processes behind real estate development, design, and construction.