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Due to concerns about COVID-19 (coronavirus), UTA will conduct online instruction beginning March 23 and for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester. There will be no in-person instruction during this time. Students will receive information soon from faculty about how to access and to complete their courses. In line with national health guidelines, we strongly encourage all non-international students to stay at their local DFW residence, or return home and access facilities through online means. For international students, in many cases it is safest to remain at your local DFW residence. If the closure of on-campus residence halls has created housing issues for you, please email housing@uta.edu.

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College of Engineering Information

Board of Advisors

UTA's College of Engineering Board of Advisors s a diverse group of volunteer leaders from business, academia, government agencies and the community who advise and assist the College in creating and sustaining a preeminent institution of engineering education, research, and service. Board members are keenly interested in promoting cutting-edge research programs and in addressing engineering education issues – from preparing high school students to succeed in college to graduating outstanding engineers who will lead Texas in the high-technology economy. 

Members provide counsel to the Dean, faculty and staff on strategy, important issues affecting the future of the college, programs, and external affairs. They also engage in and assist with fundraising efforts to ensure excellence in programs and operations.

Purpose

Engaging the Community - Board members help the College develop contacts in the business and industrial community, within the state, nationally and internationally to support research, education and outreach efforts. Board members also assist the College in identifying and securing major gift opportunities by providing introductions to individuals that could be instrumental in advancing the College.

Being a Resource - Board members serve as a resource for expert consultation and perspective in support of the College vision by engaging in dialog with the Dean and the College leadership so that the College can intelligently plan long term strategies. Board members provide advice and act as a sounding board on a range of topics including College priorities, strategies, educational programs, research themes, partnerships, outreach, and curricula innovation (but not detailed curricula issues that would be discussed in the departmental advisory boards). Board members provide resources directly to the College at whatever level seems appropriate to them, while aiming for 100% participation by Board members.

Advocating for the College of Engineering - Board members advocate on behalf of the priorities of the College as established by the Dean. Board members will become better informed about the intricacies of the College, how it operates within the University and its programs in order to become better advocates for the Dean and the College with the University administration, the Texas Legislature and other entities with which the College wishes to form relations.

COE Mission, Vision and Goals

COE Mission

Serve industry, government and academia through leadership in education, innovation and entrepreneurship to improve quality of life in Texas and beyond.

COE Vision

Be a global leader for transformative research and education.

COE Goals

  • Build an effective alumni organization
  • Grow enrollment to 10,000 by 2020
  • Increase external research expenditures in line with benchmark institutions
  • Significantly enhance the College's philanthropic fundraising functions
  • Improve the student experience, especially for undergraduate students in good standing
  • Build College institutional relationships with community stakeholders
  • Develop distinctive educational programs, especially for undergraduate students

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Board Members

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