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.