In this space, President Tripathi regularly shares his thoughts and insights about timely topics in higher education—from the latest research initiative at UB to new student trends and global issues impacting universities worldwide

Speaking of Higher Education offers a president’s-eye view of the issues and ideas that matter most in today’s world–and how research universities like UB are poised to address them.

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The creative process requires the confidence to alter our perceptions, to veer from defined paths--to take risks.

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The arts change, both literally and figuratively, the way we see the world around us.
Preparing today’s students—from pre-schoolers to graduate students—to be the next generation of leaders in their fields is a key priority at every level.
The critical breakthroughs most often take place at the intersection of fields.
Opening the door to higher education is only the first step.
This is an exciting time to be in Buffalo. UB is a big part of the reason why.
Research universities have a key role to play in attracting global talent to their regions.