As a long-time respected professor to his current role as head of Student Life, Scott Weber has spent more than 30 years enhancing the student experience. For Scott, the mission is personal: to give students the tools they need to achieve more than they ever thought possible.
As Vice President for Student Life, A. Scott Weber, PhD, oversees the UB student experience dedicated to providing UB’s nearly 30,000 students with the support and resources they need to thrive at the university and beyond.
Formerly, Weber was the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs where he provided leadership for centralized enrollment services, student-support services and transformative extracurricular programs. He led efforts to ensure that students have a transformative educational experience with opportunities to engage in truly distinctive research, creative and public service activities that are hallmarks of a top-tier university education.
A professor and former Chair of the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering in the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, his research focuses on biodegradation of chemicals in water and soil and the reclamation of environmentally impacted sites known as brownfields.
A member of the UB faculty since 1983, Weber was twice named Professor of the Year by the UB student chapter of Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society. He received a BS and an MS from Virginia Tech and earned a PhD in civil engineering from the University of California-Davis.
Spirit lives here. The UB Pep Band performs at the MAC Basketball Tournament in Cleveland, Ohio as part of an historic season. Men's basketball captured another MAC title, while the Women's team made their first-ever NCAA Sweet 16 appearance.
Efner “Lucky” Davis and Barbara Wasielewski pose for a picture outside the new “Lucky” Davis Veterans Lounge in the Student Union following the new lounge dedication in May 2018.
Vice President for Student Life A. Scott Weber presents the honor cords to this year’s veteran student graduates.
Horns up outside the Reichstag/Bundestag building in Berlin, Germany during the 2018 Student Leadership International Dialogue and Exchange (SLIDE) program.
Vice President for Student Life A. Scott Weber talks with a new student during move in, as part of 2018 Welcome Weekend.
New students gather to form a human UB for the annual 2018 first-year class photo – this year for the first time in UB Stadium.
In October, hundreds of UB students met with potential employers at the 2018 STEM UP career fair hosted in Alumni Arena.
Students and alumni gather to enjoy the traditional bonfire and fireworks during October's Homecoming and Family Weekend.
In December, the Bulls took on Northern Illinois in the 2018 MAC Championship game in Detroit, Mich. The historic 10-win season saw the Bulls accept an invitation to the Dollar General Bowl in Mobile, Alabama.
Temara Cross, a student employee in Student Engagement, takes part in an innovative campus jobs pilot named Here to Career. The program will launch campus-wide in 2019.