Stephanie Rolley, FASLA, FCELA, PLA, AICP
Professor & Department Head
Landscape Architecture and
Regional & Community Planning
1086 Seaton Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
T: (785) 532-5961
Visualizing possibilities, whether in community designs, scholarship or organizational change has shaped Stephanie Rolley’s work. She works across scales and boundaries seeking new opportunities to make connections between people and ideas that can shape places and thinking. Practice in architecture, planning and urban design offices in Boston, Dallas and San Antonio framed her early professional experience. Her education includes a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Kansas State, a Masters in City Planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and completion of the Management Development Program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Named one of the Most Admired Educators by DesignIntelligence in three consecutive years since 2016-2017, Stephanie is commited to enhancing professional planning and design education through service and leadership. She currently serves as Immediate Past President of the Landscape Architecture Foundation and led the ASLA Council on Education and the Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board. She received the national ASLA Outstanding Service Award in 2015. Stephanie is a Fellow of the ASLA and of the Council of Educators of Landscape Architecture (CELA) and has been honored with the K-State Presidential Award for Outstanding Department Head, the CELA Outstanding Administrator Award, and the ASLA Jot D. Carpenter Teaching Medal.