Enrollment patterns, academic options and facilities

1962 1971 1985 1995
Number of instructional full-time equivalent staff 770 1562 1527 1531
Total percentage of female students 32% 37% 44% 46%
Percentage of female professional students 4% 10% 36% 43%
Percentage of international students 1% 4% 6% 7%
Total enrollment 15,714 24,386 25,874 24,493
Number of nodes on computer network 0 0 40 9000
Gross square feet, owned or in leased buildings 2.2 million 4.0 million 7.5 million 9.2 million
Libraries-number of volumes 428,258 1,276,484 2,308,720 2,937,790
Percentage of male nursing students 2% 5% 8% 10%
Most unusual class Problems of Courtship, Marriage and Parenthood Women's Automotive Course Daytime TV: A Look at the Soap Opera Magic, Witchcraft & Sorcery


Food
1975 1985 1995
Students' breakfast of choice in dining halls Bacon & eggs Bacon & eggs Cereal
Most frequently served dinners at dining halls Chicken,
roast beef
Chicken,
roast beef
Chicken, turkey
Favorite dessert Ice Cream Brownies Brownies
Favorite mid-evening snack at student clubs Chicken wings Burgers,
pizza
Chicken fingers,
pizza


Athletics
1970 1977 1985 1995
Height & weight of a "big" offensive lineman 6'3", 260 lbs. 6'3", 285 lbs. 6'4", 285 lbs. 6'5", 310 lbs.
1967 1977 1985 1995
Number of football scholorships awarded 15-20 (Div. IA) 0 (Div. III) 0 (Div. III) 63 (Div. IAA limit)


Public Safety
Members of UB community detained for protest or demonstration activities
1970: 45 faculty- "Faculty 45" arrested in Hayes Hall protesting presence on campus of Buffalo Police in response to Vietnam War protests
1975: 12 students- "Attica Brigade" protests treatment of Attica State Prison riot defendants at time of trial
1982: 87 students and faculty- Protesting conversion of Squire Hall from student union to new dental school
1990: 1 student- Protesting imposition of busing fee


Parking
1992-93 1993-94 1994-95 1995-96
Revenue generated by parking violations fines $475,415 $420,595 $541,011 $343,042
Violations late payments $135,344 $154,695 $232,275 $231,835


Campus 'greening'
1964 1975 1985 1996
Height of vegetation on 58 acres of North Campus (now part of "nature regeneration area") 18" 3" 18" 18"