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News Conference: Multi-Million-Dollar Gift to UB from Anonymous Donor is Largest in University History

Release Date: September 20, 2011

The University at Buffalo will hold a news conference tomorrow (Wednesday, September 21) to announce receipt of a major, multi-million-dollar gift from a UB alumnus who asked to remain anonymous.

The gift to UB is the largest from an individual donor in the university's 165-year history. The gift will fund a key UB priority, and will benefit the university, its students and the community.

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

When: An announcement will be made at 10:30 a.m., Wed., September 21.

Where: UB's Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics and Life Sciences, 701 Ellicott St., Buffalo.

Media 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