Borst Named Director of Disability Services

Release Date: July 3, 1997 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Randall E. Borst of Grand Island has been named director of the Office of Disability Services at the University at Buffalo.

He had served since 1990 as director of Services for Students with Disabilities and ADA coordinator at Indiana University-Purdue University at Fort Wayne, Ind. He also was a member of the associate faculty in the Department of English and Linguistics.

In 1995, he received the university's Administrative Excellence Award, presented to one administrator annually by a consensus of a diverse ad hoc committee of faculty and staff.

Borst is a graduate of Purdue University Calumet and received a master of science in education in counseling and student personnel from the Purdue Graduate School.

He served as president of the Indiana Association on Higher Education and Disability from 1992-96 and co-chair of the Blindness and Visual Impairments Group of the Association on Higher Education and Disability, the international association of disability providers. Chair of the Indiana Rehabilitation Services Commission in 1995-96, Borst also was president of the League for the Blind and Disabled in Ft. Wayne from 1994-97 and president of the Still Water Place Community Association in Ft. Wayne.

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