The President in the News

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WBFO reports on UB President Satish K. Tripathi's State of the University address, which noted extensive faculty research and record enrollments.


UB President Satish K. Tripathi is quoted in an article on about how immigration reform can help the U.S. acquire new talent in the workforce, especially at a time when a large proportion of the labor population is aging.


An article on Higher Education Plus reports UB and the Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology will offer a joint program that will allow doctoral students to study at both institutions, and quotes UB President Satish K. Tripathi.


An article in Business First reports on the Empire Discovery Institute, a new nonprofit created with $47 million in state funds that will take aim at research by UB and other institutions to convert scientific breakthroughs into high-tech biomedical companies. The article reports that UB President Satish K. Tripathi will serve on the EDI board.


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.”

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UB scores highly in sustainability research, diversity and affordability in the latest STARS report.


The University at Buffalo is the No. 1 public university in the state, according to the 2019 Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education College Ranking, which rates UB 28th among public colleges nationally.


UB jumps eight spots to No. 89 among the best national universities in the country, and is 38th among public universities, in the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2019 rankings.


UB has raised $14 million since April, when it announced Boldly Buffalo: The Campaign for UB.


The Empire Discovery Institute will support commercialization of drug candidates discovered at the three institutions.