Yesterday, Governor Cuomo and Chancellor Zimpher announced the
NYSUNY 2020 Challenge Grant program, a new initiative that gives UB
and the other three SUNY University Centers an opportunity to
propose projects that strengthen our university academic programs
and support economic vitality in our communities.
Earlier today, I had the great honor of accepting the
appointment by the State University of New York Board of Trustees
as the University at Buffalo’s 15th president.
Speaking of Higher Education
"For more than 70 years, U.S. higher education has been one
of the strongest competitors for the global talent needed to lead
the innovation economy. But this position can no longer be taken