Media Advisory: Tripathi to present State of the University address on Friday

Release Date: October 3, 2019

Satish K. Tripathi head shot.
“We articulated a bold vision, we set our plan in motion and, as a result, we accomplished very much. But, as I have said before—great universities never stand still.”
Satish K. Tripathi
UB President

BUFFALO, N.Y. — University at Buffalo President Satish K. Tripathi will present his eighth annual State of the University address Friday morning.

Tripathi will reflect on the university’s transformation and many accomplishments under the UB 2020 strategic plan, and discuss UB’s ambitious course for the future.

“We articulated a bold vision, we set our plan in motion and, as a result, we accomplished very much,” Tripathi said. “But, as I have said before—great universities never stand still.”

His remarks will highlight the academic achievements of UB students, the accomplishments of faculty members, and how the university is making an impact both regionally and globally.

Over the past 8 years, UB has risen significantly in the ranks of the best public research universities, and is now No. 31 in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report and Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Rankings.

When: 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 4.

Where: The Student Union Theater on North Campus.

Note to news media: Tripathi will be available for interviews following his remarks.

Media Contact Information

Cory Nealon
Director of News Content
Engineering, Computer Science
Tel: 716-645-4614
cmnealon@buffalo.edu
Twitter: @UBengineering