Affiliated Faculty

Craig Rost

Adjunct Lecturer in Urban and Regional Planning
MUP, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Craig Rost is the Deputy City Manager for Development for the City of Champaign. With over 20 years in that position and previous experience in planning, zoning enforcement, and landscape architecture, he brings a breadth of knowledge and experience to challenges in economic development, development finance, public management, urban design, and planning policy. He has an undergraduate degree in Landscape Architecture and a graduate degree in Urban and Regional Planning, both from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He teaches UP 445, Economic Development Planning, and UP 455, Economic Development Workshop.

Contact Information
City of Champaign
102 N. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: 217-403-8710
E-mail: rostcr@illinois.edu

Craig Rost