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UB complicity in University Heights crime, blight

The UB Specturm has published a devastating investigation into the university’s indifference towards the unsafe housing and neighborhoods many of its students live in. UB’s position, in the words of one tone-deaf administrator: “We’re not in the protection business.”


Opening the books at the UB Foundation

By Luke Hammill The UB Foundation and other foundations and non-profits associated with SUNY schools operate in some ways similar to authorities in state government. In UB’s case, its foundation manages university real estate, grants scholarships and supplements the pay of hundreds of employees. But unlike state authorities, SUNY-related foundations operate behind closed doors. Their […]