The University at Buffalo is a diverse, inclusive scholarly community dedicated to bringing the benefits of its research, scholarship and creative activity, and educational excellence to global and local communities in ways that impact and positively change the world.

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Inclusive Excellence

The Office of the Vice Provost for Inclusive Excellence collaborates, plans and coordinates with partners across the university – students, faculty and staff – to build a culture of diversity, social justice and inclusion that makes all of us stronger.

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From the President

I write to you regarding the upcoming speaking event hosted by the UB student chapter of Young Americans for Freedom (YAF). First, let me state unequivocally what I hope is patently clear to all members of our university community: Hateful and dehumanizing rhetoric is an affront to everything our community embraces. To all those who are disenfranchised, marginalized and persecuted, including our transgender community, please know that we support you, and we will continue to uphold UB’s cherished values of diversity, equity and inclusion to ensure that the university remains a safe and welcoming place for you.

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