Staley Named Associate VP Of Public Service and Urban Affairs At University At Buffalo

By Sue Wuetcher

Release Date: April 13, 2000 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- John M. Staley, headmaster of Cora P. Maloney College at UB, has been named associate vice president for public service and urban affairs at the university.

As headmaster of the college since 1984, Staley has developed some of the most successful support programs for underrepresented minority students at UB, including the Minority Academic Achievement Program (MAAP), as well as having the highest undergraduate minority-student graduation rates at the university.

For the past 10 years, he also has served as project director of the Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP), a program funded by the state Education Department that encourages minority and disadvantaged students toward majors leading to the licensed professions. Staley served on the CSTEP statewide steering committee and was treasurer of the Association of Professional Administrators of CSTEP and STEP programs.

He also co-chaired the President's Task Force on the Status of UB Women -- a task force that created the impetus for the creating the Institute for Research and Education on Women and Gender, and a North Campus site for the UB Child Care Center, as well as new policies and procedures to address the issues of women's salary disparities and career advancement.

He received a doctoral and master's degrees in education and a bachelor's degree in English, all from UB.

He resides in Lockport.