UB'S MISSION, VISION, AND GOALS

The University at Buffalo is a diverse, inclusive scholarly community dedicated to bringing the benefits of its research, scholarship and creative activity, and educational excellence to global and local communities in ways that impact and positively change the world.

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Inclusive Excellence

The Office of the Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence collaborates, plans and coordinates with partners across the university – students, faculty and staff – to build a culture of diversity, social justice and inclusion that makes all of us stronger.

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From the President

Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have seen a deeply disturbing spike in incidents of hatred and violence against Asians and Asian Americans in our country. With this week’s horrific shootings in Atlanta of eight people, including six women of Asian descent, this has intensified the concern and fear already reverberating across the Asian and Asian American communities. We stand in sorrow and solidarity with our students, faculty and staff of Asian descent. Moreover, as a global community of scholars grounded in ideals of social justice, we condemn, in the strongest of terms, anti-Asian harassment, hatred and violence—just as we condemn the ignorance, prejudice and bigotry at their root.

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