Nancy Paton named vice president for communications

Nancy E. Paton

Dear University Community:

It is my great pleasure to announce the appointment of Nancy E. Paton as Vice President for Communications at the University at Buffalo.  Her appointment is effective November 11, 2013.

As Vice President for Communications, Nancy Paton will provide critical leadership in advancing the university’s vision for further establishing UB in the ranks of the world’s great research universities.  Telling UB’s story effectively to a broad range of university constituencies—both inside and outside the university—is essential to realizing this vision  A nationally recognized communications strategist, Nancy has an extensive executive-level background in communications and marketing.  Her record of innovation and expertise in strategic planning will help develop and guide an overarching communications strategy to support university goals, build a strong and resonant institutional brand, and give us a competitive edge to continue to recruit more of the world’s best faculty, staff, and students to our community.

Nancy emerged as the best qualified candidate from exceptional candidate pool in highly competitive national search.  I invite you to view the full announcements about this appointment here.

Nancy is joining UB at a very exciting time of momentum and progress for our university and the broader communities we serve.  I am delighted to introduce her as the newest member of our senior leadership team.  Please join me in welcoming Nancy to our university community.


Satish K. Tripathi