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It is my great pleasure to announce the appointment of Dr. A. Scott Weber as Vice President for Student Life effective January 3, 2017.


At UB, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and welcoming campus community where all feel safe, respected, and valued.


It is only when we see the humanity in each other, that we can realize the ideals of community for our university, our nation, and our world.

Dear University Community,
Dear University Community:
Two UB graduates moving their tassels

UB's graduates will shape the future of their fields and the world around us.


The UB Foundation supports the university's academic mission, enhance its global reputation, and expand its impact.


We have a shared responsibility to uphold our core UB values of diversity, inclusion, and mutual respect.


Few individuals have had a greater impact on our university or on higher education writ large.

President Tripathi and other Bulls fans cheer in the stands at the 2016 MAC Championship games.

Women's and men's basketball teams win twin MAC Championship titles and NCAA tournament bids.


Spring semester brings opportunities to engage with new ways of thinking.


As Vice President, Venu Govindaraju brings global scholarly expertise and broad-based understanding of UB's research enterprise.


Ongoing campus-wide dialogue is helping to create meaningful institutional change.

New UB Director of Athletics Allen Greene poses with UB President Satish Tripathi and two student athletes.

Promoting Allen Greene as AD is a clear choice to build on UB Athletics momentum.


Achievements under AD White's leadership have left UB's Division I programs well positioned for continued success.


We all must share in creating an inclusive campus climate where all feel respected, valued, and heard


A welcoming, inclusive educational environment is necessary to learning and intellectual exchange.

UB Council Chairman Jeremy M. Jacobs and UB medical students in front of a digital screen displaying the newly named "Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences"

Announcing the first named school in UB's 169-year history

Students walking and talking on UB North Campus

The start of a new academic year is an opportunity to reflect on what makes UB a special place.

President Tripathi speaking at news conference regarding NIH CTSA award to UB and partners

Prestigious federal grant will be key to advancing medical breakthroughs from bench to bedside


New appointment in key interim leadership role brings tremendous expertise to the research enterprise.


In his new role as SUNY Provost, Vice President Cartwright's instrumental expertise and vision will be extended across the system.


Formal reaccreditation reaffirms our university's vision and great progress over the past decade.


Middle States reaccreditation process provides a valuable opportunity to reflect on UB's ongoing transformation.


2013 was an unforgettable year for UB; 2014 is off to an equally promising start.


UB will co-lead a groundbreaking statewide effort in medical genomic research.


President Obama's visit is a historic occasion for our university and our community.


Enriching the quality of life for our students and the community is a guiding UB priority and collaborative effort.


Our university's progress and momentum have positioned us for the next evolution of UB 2020.


While significantly advancing UB’s academic enterprise, the Center will enrich UB's role as a vital economic catalyst.

Governor Cuomo announces approval of UB's NYSUNY 2020 Challenge Grant

With the approval of UB's grant proposal--combined with the earlier passage of the NYSUNY 2020 legislation--UB now has all the critical tools needed to advance the next phase of the UB 2020 plan for academic excellence.