Staff

Our highly experienced leadership team provides strategic insight and guidance for all of Student Life, while departmental directors focus on specific areas of service.

Leadership Team

A. Scott Weber, PhD

Vice President, Student Life

Providing oversight and leadership to the units within Student Life to ensure students have the support and resources they need to thrive at the university and beyond.

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520 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-2982

Barbara J. Ricotta

Senior Associate Vice President, Student Life

Responsible for the day-to-day management of many Student Life units, helping to shape the campus experience for countless students, faculty and staff.

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520 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-2982

Christina Hernandez

Associate Vice President, Administration and Planning

Providing leadership for divisional finance, human resources, and space planning/management for Student Life.

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407 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-3048

Jeff Brady

Executive Director, Campus Dining and Shops

Meeting the varied needs of the UB community through innovative restaurants, convenient shopping options, and the multipurpose UB Card.

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146 Fargo Quad
Buffalo, NY 14261

Phone: (716) 645-2521

Andrea Costantino, PhD

Director, Campus Living

Creating dynamic communities — including residence halls and apartments — that support academic and personal success.

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106 Red Jacket Quad
Buffalo, NY 14261

Phone: (716) 645-2171

John Lambert

Director, Marketing and Communications

Providing leadership and institutional-level guidance to the internal and external marketing initiatives within Student Life.

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520 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-3602

Directors

Kevin Ahuna, PhD

Administrative Director, Student Affairs Administration Program

Our concentration in student affairs administration, within our higher education master's program, is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in student affairs within a college or university setting.

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482 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-5613

Matt Ardila-Weigand, PhD

Director, Orientation, Transition and Parent Programs

Making the transition to UB easier by connecting new students with the people and resources they need to succeed.

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112 Student Union
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-6125

Randall Borst

Director, Accessibility Resources

Providing a variety of accommodations for students with disabilities, including interpreters, assistive technology and accessible course materials.

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60 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-2608

Sherri Darrow, PhD

Director, Wellness Education Services

Promoting long-term wellness by providing a wealth of services related to healthy lifestyles, LGBTQ wellness, rape and sexual assault prevention, and stress reduction.

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114 Student Union
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-2837

Phyllis Floro

Director, Student Engagement

Giving students the opportunity to make positive change by developing an understanding of themselves, others and their community through active citizenship.

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235 Student Union
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-6469

Daniel Kaczmarek

Director, Assessment and Evaluation

Supports the values and goals of Student Life by providing timely and reliable information regarding operations and performance.

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252 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-3133

Arlene Kaukus

Director, Career Services

Empowering UB students to discover, develop and achieve their future careers through self-assessment, internship opportunities, career exploration and job search support.

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259 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-2231

Elizabeth Lidano

Director, Student Conduct and Advocacy

Supporting a safe, positive and just campus environment through regulations, mediation, advocacy and victims’ assistance programs.

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9 Norton Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-6154

Sharon Mitchell, PhD

Director, Counseling Services

Helping UB students manage college — and life — by promoting emotional well-being through mental health counseling, outreach activities and crisis intervention.

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120 Richmond Quad
Buffalo, NY 14261

Phone: (716) 645-2720 or 829-5800

Beth Rogan

Director, Resource Planning, Processing, and Development

Responsible for administrative support in the areas of resource planning, processing, and development for Student Life.

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407 Capen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-6045

Dan Ryan, PhD

Director, Veteran Services

Providing assistance with veterans’ benefits, academic policies and access to campus resources.

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101 Allen Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: (716) 829-5586

Susan Snyder

Director, Student Health Services

Offering both urgent and non-urgent medical care for students — including health screenings, clinics and immunizations — regardless of health insurance.

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Michael Hall, 3435 Main St
Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: (716) 829-3316

Thomas Tiberi

Director, Campus Life

Getting students involved in the UB experience, helping students build cultural and leadership skills, and hosting popular campus-wide events.

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150 Student Union
Buffalo, NY 14260

Phone: (716) 645-2055

Maria Wallace

Director, Student Services Planning

Streamlining student services in convenient and inviting locations; continuously improving processes and efficiencies; and delivering personalized service in support of our students’ success.

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252 Capen Hall
Buffalo, New York 14260

Phone: (716) 645-0302