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Nober, Mulvey to teach master's program transportation courses at Denver intermodal institute


A former Surface Transportation Board chairman and current board commissioner have joined the faculty at the University of Denver’s Intermodal Transportation Institute (ITI). Roger Nober will teach transportation law and regulation, and Francis Mulvey will teach transportation economics as part of ITI’s Executive Master’s Program faculty.

Executive vice president of law and secretary for BNSF Railway Co. since Jan. 1, Nober previously was a partner in Washington, D.C., law firm Steptoe & Johnson L.L.P. and STB chairman. He also served stints as counselor to the U.S. deputy secretary of transportation and chief counsel for the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Currently a STB commissioner, Mulvey previously was staff director for the Railroad Subcommittee, and Pipelines and Hazardous Materials for the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. He also served stints as deputy asssistant inspector general for the U.S. Department of Transportation and assistant director for transportation issues for the U.S. General Accounting Office.

ITI’s faculty also includes Ted Prince, vice president of intermodal and international for Kansas City Southern, who teaches freight transportation systems.

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