Buffalo News: Op-ed calls UB key to building a better future for region

Release Date: March 21, 2010

An op-ed in Sunday's Buffalo News by UB President John B. Simpson calls research and innovation the key to Buffalo's future and says UB has a key role to play in building a better a better future for the region. UB 2020 will allow the university to leverage its many strengths to become one of the nation's top public research universities and when that happens, Buffalo and Western New York will share the benefits. In addition, a letter to the editor from the president of the UB Alumni Association and a letter to the editor from a UB alumnus urge support for the Public Higher Education Empowerment and Innovation Act.

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