BUFFALO, N.Y. -- University at Buffalo President Satish K.
Tripathi praised Gov. Andrew Cuomo and SUNY Chancellor Nancy
Zimpher for the NYSUNY 2020 Challenge Grant Program, a capital
funding initiative involving UB, Albany, Binghamton and Stony Brook
that is expected to make SUNY a leading catalyst for job growth
throughout the state, as well as strengthening the academic
programs of the four SUNY University Centers.
"I applaud Gov. Andrew Cuomo, SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher and
Empire State Development Corporation President and CEO Kenneth
Adams, on announcing the 'NYSUNY 2020' program," he said.
"I was particularly pleased to hear the governor repeat his
support for the University at Buffalo and the UB 2020 strategic
"UB looks forward to responding to this new initiative, guided
by our strategic academic vision.
"We will continue to work with New York's leaders to secure the
resources to help UB fulfill its vast potential and serve as a
catalyst for a brighter future for Western New York."