Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Transportation Institute Reaffirms Mission to Be Key Transportation Resource

Transportation Institute at the University of Denver: Inspiring Transportation Solutions

March 24, 2015 - DENVER— The Transportation Institute at the University of Denver (DTI), formerly the Intermodal Transportation Institute, has changed its name to reflect its comprehensive approach to inspiring transportation solutions through education for all transportation modes.
The Transportation Institute, founded in fall 1996 at the University of Denver, provides executive transportation education for professionals and senior leaders in global transportation, logistics, and supply chain management.  More than 200 participants have graduated from the Transportation Institute’s executive master’s degree program in the 12 annual cohorts to date.

“The Transportation Institute inspires transportation solutions for talented executives through a blend of education and networking that develops understanding and heightens the capabilities of leaders involved in the transportation industry,” said Dr. William J. DeWitt, III, Executive Director of the Transportation Institute.

The Transportation Institute has been providing a holistic educational approach to sustainable, effective, and ethical transportation management since its inception.

“As a top 100 university, the University of Denver is pleased to have such a strong resource for transportation leaders,” said Michael McGuire, dean of University College, where the Transportation Institute is housed. “By providing classes, short courses, and other professional development opportunities, DTI is preparing the next generation of transportation leaders to succeed in this industry.”

The DTI Board of Directors, consisting of senior executives from leading transportation companies throughout the world, helps to guide the Transportation Institute’s programs, provides leadership and strategic direction, and shares industry expertise and resources to support academic and outreach activities.  The University of Denver officially updated the Institute’s name to the Transportation Institute at the University of Denver on February 5, 2015.

“The University of Denver’s approach to creating unique educational and networking programs enriches talent at a wide range of transportation and logistics organizations,” said Adriene B. Bailey, Chair of the Transportation Institute Board of Directors and Chief Strategy Officer for Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc.

The Transportation Institute offers an executive master’s degree, short courses, symposia, and educational resources for industry leaders to inspire transportation solutions.  To learn more about the Transportation Institute at the University of Denver, visit www.du.edu/transportation.

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