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"The gift sends the right message about the school’s growth and substance to prospective faculty and researchers at other medical schools and to undergraduates applying for medical school." 

Buffalo News, 9/15/15

"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 distinction.” 

Satish K. Tripathi, 9/14/15

“This is another critical step toward a shared vision.”

Satish K. Tripathi, 8/13/15

"SUNY 2020 will enable the university to invest in students’ education while remaining affordable." 

Buffalo News, 4/6/15

"I couldn’t be more proud of our players and coaches — and our student-athletes should take incredible pride and motivation from what they’ve achieved." 

President Satish K. Tripathi, WBFO, 3/20/15

"By leveraging our intellectual capital and infrastructure, we are working with business and industry, community leaders and others to foster a robust and diverse economy in Western New York." 

President Satish K. Tripathi, Buffalo News, 1/28/15

"It's truly an exciting time to be living and learning in Buffalo, and the people gathered in this building today are part of the reason why." 

President Satish K. Tripathi, Bloomberg Business, 1/16/15

"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, 11/15/14

"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, 10/3/14

"This is a proud and historic occasion for our university and our community...we're really proud that the president has chosen to come and talk about higher education affordability and access at UB."

President Satish K. Tripathi, NPR, 8/21/13

"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, Indiaspora blog post, 9/7/13

" 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 knowledge economy.” 

President Satish K. Tripathi, Buffalo News editorial, 6/9/13

An article about the growing number of Indian-born academics who are being named to top leadership roles at large U.S. research universities interviews President Tripathi.  

Inside Higher Ed 3/21/13

"UB has a very strong tradition of attracting international students...It takes a very long time for any institution to build this kind of reputation."

President Satish K. Tripathi, quoted in The Korea Herald, 3/14/13

" To remain at the forefront of a crowded field, the U.S. must continue to make robust investments in academic research, even during austere budget climates.” 

President Satish K. Tripathi, Buffalo News editorial, 11/19/12

“I view global competency, cultural fluency, and international scholarly collaboration as vital elements in the success of our academic enterprise.” 

International Educator interview, March-April 2012 issue

“UB has been waiting a long time for Albany to act, and thanks to Gov. Cuomo's leadership, UB 2020 will finally become a reality."

President Satish K. Tripathi, Buffalo News, 12/13/11

“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 time span.” 

Buffalo News editorial, 12/9/11

“It is clear that the University at Buffalo is a big part of the fabric of Western New York...and the research performed at the university truly has a global reach.” 

Jim Ranney, WNED-TV interview with President Tripathi, originally aired 11/14/2011

“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."

President Satish K. Tripathi, 7/26/11

“...We congratulate the new president of UB. He acted quickly to move the university forward, and his decision to move the medical school was significant.” 

Buffalo News editorial, 5/07/11

“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.” 

Buffalo News editorial, 3/18/2011