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News Conference: Mary and Ralph Wilson to Make $1 Million Gift to UB

Release Date: September 19, 2011

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Mary Wilson, wife of Buffalo Bills owner Ralph C. Wilson Jr., will join University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi, PhD, at a news conference to announce a $1 million gift from the Ralph C. Wilson Foundation to UB.

The announcement will be made at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow (Tuesday, Sept. 20) at UB's New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, 701 Ellicott St., Buffalo.

Mary Wilson will discuss the gift's purpose, and a Buffalo Bills player also will be on hand.

The news conference is part of a weeklong series of events celebrating the inauguration of Tripathi as UB's 15th president.

Press arrangements: John DellaContrada in the UB Office of University of Communications, at 716-361-3006, or Mary Cochrane, UB Development Communications, 716-374-2261.

Media Contact Information

John DellaContrada
Associate Vice President for Media Relations and Stakeholder Communications
Tel: 716-645-4601 (mobile: 716-361-3006)
dellacon@buffalo.edu
Twitter: @UBNewsSource