Some 5,800 students are candidates to receive degrees this year
as the University at Buffalo holds its 166th general commencement
ceremony at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 13, in Alumni Arena on the UB North
UB President Satish K. Tripathi will deliver remarks at the
ceremony. Brittany A. Sager of Syracuse is the student speaker.
Vocalists are Emily E. Croft and Kara R. Tripoli, both UB music
theatre majors. In all, 43 students will receive special
recognition during the ceremony.
Interim UB Provost Bruce McCombe and Angelo Fatta, chairman of
the UB Foundation's board of directors, will receive the UB
President's Medal in recognition of extraordinary service to the
State University of New York honorary doctorates will be
presented to Paula Allen-Meares, BS '69, chancellor of the
University of Illinois at Chicago, and Ronald H. Coase, Nobel
laureate and Clifton R. Musser Professor Emeritus of Economics at
the University of Chicago Law School.
The ceremony will be streamed online at http://commencement.buffalo.edu/commstream.
Press arrangements: Sara Saldi, onsite, at 716-597-8434.