Faculty Achievement

One College, Limitless Achievement

President Tripathi presenting the State of the University Address.

Home to over 8,100 undergraduate and graduate students, the College of Arts and Sciences is comprised of 422 faculty members and 249 staff members. Between our 28 departments, 16 programs and 23 centers and institutes, we are responsible for teaching over 369,000 UB credit hours each year, including 58 percent of all undergraduate credit hours.

Faculty Achievements

The Ontario College of Art and Design University named UB Department of History Associate Professor Reinhard Reitzenstein as the OCAD University Faculty of Art Distinguished Alumnus 2019. Recipients were nominated by their peers and selected by a jury of alumni, faculty and staff. Award recipients demonstrate excellence in a diverse range of fields and activities, whether at home or abroad.
Department of History Assistant Professor Ndubueze L. Mbah was recognized as a 2019 American Council of Learned Societies Centennial Fellow in the Dynamics of Place for their project, "Rebellious Migrants: Forging Cosmopolitan Identity and Postcolonial Spaces in the Bight of Biafra, 1840-1960."
Department of Chemistry faculty member John Richard was named a SUNY Distinguished Professor, the highest faculty rank in the SUNY system, by the SUNY Board of Trustees at its meeting on March 20. The rank of distinguished professor is an order above full professorship and has three co-equal designations: distinguished professor, distinguished service professor and distinguished teaching professor.

Faculty Spotlight

  • 3/8/19
    Get to know award-winning filmmaker Sama Waham, visiting assistant professor in the Department of Media Study.

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