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UB 2020

University at Buffalo's strategic vision

UB 2020 is UB’s far-reaching vision for our continued growth as a world-class public research university.
Impactful Research

We take an interdisciplinary and innovative approach to research, focusing our faculty strength and integrating our research, education and engagement activities in response to the most challenging problems and questions of our time.

WHAT IS UB 2020?

The University at Buffalo’s mission as a leading 21st-century research university is dedicated to advancing the greater public good through our ideas, discoveries and innovations. | Learn more.


UB 2020 News
UB Food Lab, UN FAO to lead training session at UN conference in Ecuador

Taking place on World Food Day, Oct. 16, session at Habitat III conference will focus on food systems planning and policy.

UB's vision is becoming reality
UB's vision is becoming reality

During his annual State of the University Address, President Satish K. Tripathi celebrated achievements in research, education and the physical environment.

Feeling the Impact
“The new medical school will be the catalyst that pushes the economy of Western New York to the next level.”
Jeremy M. Jacobs, UB Council Chairman