Universities issue statements and offer support in wake of Buffalo mass shooting

Published May 18, 2022

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Insight into Diversity reported on statements from UB President Satish K. Tripathi and interim SUNY Chancellor Deborah F. Stanley following the mass shooting in Buffalo. “Let us, in our words and deeds, intentionally cultivate here at UB a community that is characterized by justice, respect, compassion, and understanding,” Tripathi wrote. “As a scholarly community we have both the power and responsibility to combat hate. And to that, we are deeply committed.” “We cannot allow intentional acts of horrific violence to destroy our peace and divide us against each other,” wrote Stanley.

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