Published January 9, 2020
Dear university community,
It is my great pleasure to announce the appointment of A. Scott Weber as Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, effective January 9, 2020.
Throughout the search process, Dr. Weber’s depth of expertise and outstanding academic credentials elevated him among a group of truly stellar candidates, and his candidacy received overwhelming support from across our university. Dr. Weber brings to this role significant leadership experience, an ability to continuously innovate and a clear vision for advancing the University at Buffalo. I have every confidence that his contributions as provost will greatly benefit our university community as we enhance our national and global reputation.
For more details about Dr. Weber’s appointment, I invite you to read the full announcement here.
I would like to thank Dr. David Milling and Professor Catherine Norgren for their leadership of the search that resulted in this appointment, and I appreciate the thoughtful and dedicated service of every member of the search committee.
I am deeply grateful to Dr. Weber for his many years of service and outstanding leadership at UB, and I look forward to his continued success. Please join me in congratulating him as UB’s Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Satish K. Tripathi