Editorial: UB's crucial drive is essential to its future

Published May 10, 2018

An editorial in the Buffalo News calls UB’s $650 million Boldly Buffalo fundraising campaign crucial to the mission of the university, and notes it has been billed by President Satish K. Tripathi as a way to “amplify UB’s mission of transforming ambitious dedicated students into thoughtful leaders and change-makers,” who will impact not only the region but the world, as well as allow top-flight faculty members to be recruited and for their work to be featured. “In the increasingly competitive world of academia, it is especially important to be able to distinguish oneself from the crowd. UB is in the Association of American Universities, the highest association of research universities. The endowment will help attract students and faculty doing cutting-edge research. That’s where the difference lies,” the editorial notes.

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