Capitol Administrator Robert C. Ripley has been named a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects for his significant contribution to architecture and society. The Fellowship program honors AIA members for achieving a standard of excellence in the profession. Election to fellowship not only recognizes the achievements of architects as individuals, but also their significant contribution to architecture and society on a national level. The 2015 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) elevated 147 AIA members to its prestigious College of Fellows. Out of a total AIA membership of over 85,000 there are only 3,200 members distinguished with this honor. Robert C. Ripley, FAIA, will be honored at an investiture ceremony at the AIA Convention 2015 in Atlanta.