Strategic Initiatives

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  • Visiting Future Faculty Program
    The Visiting Future Faculty Program (VITAL) is an exciting and rewarding four-day program that brings promising doctoral scholars from all disciplines to UB.
  • National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity
    The University at Buffalo is pleased to announce it has joined the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD).
  • Inclusive Pedagogy
    Inclusive pedagogy is a student-centered approach to teaching that employs innovative course design and teaching methods.
  • Contemplative Sites
    UB’s Contemplative Sites are one-year public art installations on North and South Campuses designed to enhance our campus experience and engage our university community in contemplating key issues of our time.
  • President's Advisory Council on Race
    The President’s advisory council on race is guiding the university’s collective conversations and actions regarding how the UB community can harness our university’s education, research and engagement mission to combat racism and dismantle structural barriers to equality.
  • Campus Culture Survey
    In spring 2019, UB conducted a survey of students, faculty and staff across the university to measure the inclusiveness of UB's academic environment
  • Diversifying the Faculty
    Some of the current initiatives and resources at the University at Buffalo to further our goal of diversifying the faculty.
  • Indigenous Inclusion
    UB receives $3 million Mellon grant in support of Indigenous Studies
  • LGBTQ+ Inclusion
    The University at Buffalo is dedicated to the inclusion of LGBTQ+ faculty, staff and students.  Please refer to this web portal for an up to date list of the policies, events, resources, and news that highlight this commitment.