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UB President Satish K. Tripathi will give his sixth State of the University Address on Oct. 6, during which he will review the progress UB has made in the past year.


The gift will help UB advance its goal of becoming one of the nation’s premier public research universities.


UB tied for 117th overall among U.S. colleges and universities — the highest rating of any SUNY nstitution — according to the 2018 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings.


A new brand strategy and approach to student recruitment have helped UB enroll a record 4,045 first-year students this fall, the largest freshman class in the State University of New York (SUNY) system.


Nobel Peace Prize Winner Malala Yousafzai, former U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice, Grey’s Anatomy actor Jesse Williams and actor Alan Alda are among the speakers who will headline the UB 2017-18 Distinguished Speakers Series.

The President in the News


An article in Business First about UB’s continued commitment to bringing international students to campus despite the new era of uncertainty posed by an executive order by President Donald Trump quotes a public letter written by UB President Satish K. Tripathi about the issue.


A story on Voice of America about reaction from the international-student community to President Donald Trump’s revised executive order on immigration travel that was announced Monday quotes UB President Satish K. Tripathi.


An article in The Washington Post reports the presidents of nearly 50 prominent U.S. universities, including UB President Satish K. Tripathi, have written a letter to Donald Trump urging him to rescind his controversial executive order that bars immigrants and non-immigrant visitors from Muslim-majority countries from entering the U.S.


An article in the Buffalo News reports UB on Sunday advised all of its international students not to travel outside the U.S., including crossing into Canada, until there is further clarification of President Donald Trump’s executive order Friday limiting entry into this country. The article notes that UB President Satish K. Tripathi issued a statement Saturday night calling UB welcoming and committed to remaining so.


An article in the Buffalo News about a proposal that would allow SUNY colleges and universities to adopt yearly tuition hikes, varying by campus and based on needs and market conditions, quotes UB President Satish K. Tripathi.