Vision, Mission and Goals
The Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering produces highly sought-after engineers, conducts relevant research and is an active member of the community.
The Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering is a diverse body of students, faculty, and staff dedicated to:
- producing engineers who become leaders and innovators in industry, the profession, and society through rigorous, hands-on degree programs and opportunities for applying their knowledge outside the classroom;
- engaging in research programs that significantly contribute to the well-being and sustainable development of communities and industries in South Texas, the state of Texas, and the nation; and
- implementing outreach programs that improve the quality of life in the communities that surround us and beyond.
The Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering has been producing highly qualified engineering graduates since 1936. The alumni of the College are leaders of industry, government, and academia - providing a rich legacy for the College. Members of our learning community – students, alumni, faculty, staff, and administrators – enhance this legacy through continuous improvement, personal responsibility, ethical behavior, exceptional performance, and unwavering collegiality in our diverse community. Through active participation and leadership, each member of our community contributes to the well-being of the College, University, profession, and the community at large.
In support of the broad University goals the Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering has established the following goals:
1. Produce engineers who become innovators, entrepreneurs, and leaders in industry, the profession and their communities,
2. Increase the number of engineers to meet the needs of industry, infrastructure, and the environment,
3. Engage in applied research activities that contribute significantly to the well-being of our society, and
4. Develop and implement outreach programs that improve the quality of life in South Texas and beyond.
This page was last updated on: September 5, 2014