AUBURN HILLS, MI-The deans of Abet-accredited Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU)- in conjunction with the corporate-academic alliance members of Advancing Minorities' Interest in Engineering (AMIE)-have selected Chrysler Group LLC as a Top Supporter of HBCU and other minority-serving institutions. Chrysler joins a distinguished list of corporate and governmental leaders engaged in supporting the development and recruitment of talent students pursuing technical careers at the nation's minority-serving institutions.

This ninth annual survey of education leaders was conducted by U.S. Black Engineer & Information Technology magazine. In completing the annual survey, the deans considered a corporate or governmental candidate's support for infrastructure modernization and enhancement, research, participation on advisory councils, faculty development opportunities, scholarships, student projects, co-ops and career opportunities.

U.S. Black Engineer & Information Technology magazine will salute Chrysler Group and other corporate and governmental Top Supporters in the Dean's Edition of the magazine to be published in May. Top Supporters will also be acknowledged at an upcoming recognition dinner to be held in Washington, D.C. on May 3.