Media Advisory: President Simpson and Senator Stachowski to Discuss Senate's Passage of UB 2020 Bill

Release Date: June 3, 2009

University at Buffalo President John B. Simpson and New York State Senator William T. Stachowski will hold a media briefing to discuss the New York State Senate's passage today of the UB 2020 Flexibility and Economic Growth Act.

When and Where: 11 a.m. on Thursday, June 4 in the Richardson Room, second floor of the Adam's Mark Hotel in Buffalo.

The media briefing will precede UB's Business Partners Day 2009, where Senator Stachowski is being honored with a "Reaching Others Award" for his leadership and advocacy on behalf of the university and its many partners.

The UB 2020 bill will give UB the financial flexibility to pursue the ambitious goals of UB 2020: to build a great public research university that will generate $3.6 billion in annual economic impact and create more than 10,000 jobs in Western New York.

The full awards ceremony and keynote presentation of Business Partners Day will take place at noon in the Grand Ballroom of the Adams Mark.

Media arrangements: John DellaContrada, 361-3006 or Ellen Goldbaum, 771-9255.

Media Contact Information

John DellaContrada
Interim Vice President for Communications
Tel: 716-645-4601 (mobile: 716-361-3006)
Twitter: @UBNewsSource