Richard Burt

McWhorter Endowed Chair & School Head

Richard Burt

The McWhorter School of Building Science

Doctor of Philosophy in Building Science

118 M. Miller Gorrie Center Phone: (334) 844-5260


Ph.D. in Architecture, Texas A&M University
M.S. in Construction Management, Texas A&M University

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)

Head and academic leader of the McWhorter School of Building Science. Responsible for setting vision and carrying out strategic initiatives. Administration of budgets, assessment, accreditation and personnel activities within the school.

Interest areas in research and practice:
Historic Preservation
Construction History
Construction Education
Academic Assessment

National leadership positions:
Secretary & Trustee - American Council for Construction Education
Director - Associated General Contractors Education & Research Foundation