"This is a great and historic milestone for UB, as the first
school-naming in our university’s long and distinguished
history. It is truly fitting that the medical school —
UB’s founding school — would have this great
"Do not be so fixed on your intentions that you close new
doors before they open. It is critical to cultivate a degree of
intellectual nimbleness, so that you are ready to seize a new
opportunity and create own opportunities."
President Satish K. Tripathi, The Times of India,
"We are on the brink of a new future for our region as UB
plays a vital role in Buffalo’s resurgence. We will make
Buffalo a national model for how to transform a Rust Belt region
into a vibrant, world-class destination."
President Satish K. Tripathi, Buffalo News, 10/17/14
"It is clear that the talent has become the focus of intense
global competition. It is a relatively recent phenomenon that
coincides with the emergence for the last 30 years of a global
knowledge economy, dependent on highly skilled and creative
professionals and business leaders."
President Satish K. Tripathi,China Daily USA,
"The rich diversity of our academic community makes
President Obama’s remarks about educational
opportunity and access all the more poignant. It’s a powerful
and tangible reminder that the conversation he has opened up
affects all students—across the nation and
around the world."
President Satish K. Tripathi,Indiasporablog post,
" Faculty and students at research universities like the
University at Buffalo contribute the ideas, innovations and
discoveries that are the essential building blocks of a thriving
President Satish K. Tripathi, Buffalo News editorial,
“Congratulations and thanks are due to the co-chairmen
of the WNY Regional Development Council, developer Howard Zemsky
and University at Buffalo President Satish Tripathi. They led a
monumental volunteer effort that produced big results in a short
“Our region’s path forward lies in our ability to
make the most of our area’s unique resources, pool these
assets through collaboration and a community-minded approach, and
harness them to create new opportunities.”
Buffalo News op-ed co-authored by President Satish K.
Tripathi and Howard Zemsky, 10/24/11
"By creating the Regional Councils, Governor Cuomo is
addressing the specific economic development needs of each area of
New York State. This approach is exactly what Western New York
needs to rejuvenate its economic climate."
“As one of the principal creators of the UB 2020
strategic plan to achieve academic and research excellence, the
university gets the benefit of a leader who understands the
critical needs of the campus.”