BLACKSBURG, Va., June 7, 2011 – Rosemary Carucci Goss, professor of apparel, housing, and resource management in the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences at Virginia Tech, has been reappointed the Residential Property Management Advisory Board Professor by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.
The Residential Property Management Advisory Board Professorship was established in 1995 by the members of that board to recognize a teaching scholar in the field of residential property management chosen by the dean of the College of Human Resources (now the College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences).
Goss led the development of the Residential Property Management program at Virginia Tech — the first such program in the nation.
She has given of time and expertise in assisting other universities to establish similar residential property management programs. For her many contributions to the field, Goss recently received the Housing Education and Research Association’s Housing Impact Award.
She is a charter member of the National Apartment Association Education Institute’s board of directors and received the first Apartment Career and Education Award in recognition of her contributions to educational programming for the property management industry.
She has made numerous presentations to both academic and industry-based audiences on housing options for an aging society, barriers and incentives to quality housing alternatives, and property management issues. She teaches undergraduate courses in housing and residential property management and is an active university citizen who serves in several positions in university governance.
Goss received her bachelor’s degree from Concord University, a master’s degree from Virginia Tech, and a Ph.D. from Florida State University.
Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. As the commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 225 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 31,000 students and manages a research portfolio of $494 million. The university fulfills its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.