Herff College of Engineering Intermodal Freight Transportation Institute (IFTI)
Executive in Residence Program

The Executive in Residence program is an interdisciplinary event connecting industry leaders to University of Memphis engineering and business students.

During the event, the Executive in Residence comes to the University of Memphis campus and participates in several different types of meetings.

  1. Open forum with University of Memphis undergraduate and graduate students to provide "real-world" professional advice and mentoring
  2. Small group meeting with IFTI student and faculty researchers to discuss transportation industry trends and to provide transportation industry related career advice 
  3. Individual one-on-one meetings with four students to provide specific career and professional advice
  4. Lunch meeting with college leaders including Deans, Center Directors and other associated faculty

Former Executives

2009 Executive in Residence

E. Hunter Harrison; 2009

2010 Executive in Residence

Mike Bruns; 2010

2011 Executive in Residence

David Wedaman; 2011




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