As of September 1, 2012, the University Transportation Center for Mobility (UTCM) is no longer an active center of the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. The archived UTCM website remains available here.

Strategic Plan FY06 - FY09

Strategic Plan Contents

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II. Program Activities

   A. Research Selection

   B. Research Performance

   C. Education

   D. Human Resources

   E. Diversity

   F. Technology Transfer


E. Diversity

Diversity Goal:

Students, faculty, and staff who reflect the growing diversity of the US workforce and are substantively involved in the undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs of the Center.

E.1. Baseline Measures

Not required

E.2. Diversity Program Outcome

UTCM is committed to furthering the diversity of the transportation workforce. It is anticipated that increased numbers of women and minorities will be attracted to transportation through the programs of the center.  By the end of the grant, UTCM will have increased the numbers of women and minorities ready to address mobility issues in the workforce.

E.3. Planned Activities

UTCM, as a part of the Texas A&M System (TAMUS), has a unique opportunity to implement diversity programs through TAMUS’s established network. TAMUS is one of the largest systems of higher education in the nation, with a statewide network of nine universities and seven state agencies.  More information on the TAMUS can be found at  Of these nine universities, Texas A&M International (in Laredo, Texas) and Texas A&M Kingsville are majority Hispanic institutions.  Prairie View A&M, a Historically Black University, is located near Houston in Waller County.  TAMUS in total has an ethnically and culturally diverse population of students in its programs across Texas.  UTCM will develop partnerships with TAMUS campuses to promote careers in transportation mobility.  Activities could include support for outreach programs, opportunities to promote targeted fellowships (see below) and collaborative research.

Specific activities may include:

E.4. Performance Indicators

None required

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