University Initiatives

News about major university initiatives, including the UB 2020 strategic plan. (see all topics)

4/30/18

The University at Buffalo today launches a fundraising campaign that is the largest in university history and the largest in the history of the State University of New York system.

4/25/18

UB beat its conference rivals by using more than 219 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power, representing 100 percent of the school’s annual electricity use.

3/21/18

Alnutt comes to UB from the University of Memphis, where he was deputy director of athletics.

2/22/18

The emergency funds will help offset such short-term financial needs as rent, utilities, transportation and food.

12/19/17

The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has formed new collaborative 2+4 agreements with eight SUNY community colleges to provide students with the opportunity to earn a doctor of pharmacy degree in a shorter amount of time.

12/12/17

The new building allows UB to train more doctors to alleviate physician shortages, achieve breakthroughs in biomedical research and transform health care in Buffalo.

12/11/17

The new 628,000-square-foot, eight-story building will bring 2,000 UB faculty, staff and students to downtown Buffalo each day

11/21/17

Rodney M. Grabowski, a highly accomplished fundraising executive with more than 25 years of experience, has been named UB vice president for philanthropy and alumni engagement.

10/25/17

UB communications VP's achievements include leading the most comprehensive brand and identity strategy in the university's 176-year history, convening senior communicators council.

10/5/17

UB President Satish K. Tripathi will give his sixth State of the University Address on Oct. 6, during which he will review the progress UB has made in the past year.