Tag: Joel Seligman

Presidential Diversity Award recipients recognized

Presidential Diversity Award recipients recognized

January 26, 2016

The recipients of the 2016 Presidential Diversity Award are Janice Holland, senior HR representative, diversity specialist/facilitator, and community liaison; the One Community program; and Kathy Rideout, dean of the School of Nursing.

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U of R president to be guest at State of Union speech

U of R president to be guest at State of Union speech

January 11, 2016

Rep. Louise Slaughter says University of Rochester president Joel Seligman will be her guest on Tuesday night for Obama’s final State of the Union.

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Slaughter to host U of R Pres. Joel Seligman at State of the Union

Slaughter to host U of R Pres. Joel Seligman at State of the Union

January 8, 2016

Congresswoman Louise Slaughter says that University of Rochester President Joel Seligman will be her guest in Washington, D.C. next Tuesday for President Obama’s State of the Union Address.

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Statement on FY16 Omnibus & Tax Extender Package

December 17, 2015

On December 16, Congress released a $1.15 trillion FY 2016 omnibus spending bill and a $600 billion tax extenders package that it will be voting on in the coming days.

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46 3  Cuomo takes $500M victory lap in Rochester

46 3 Cuomo takes $500M victory lap in Rochester

December 14, 2015

Joel Seligman, also co-chair of the FLREDC and president of University of Rochester, said that although the region won the grant funding, the work was far from done.

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Rochester region gets $500 million in Upstate Revitalization

Rochester region gets $500 million in Upstate Revitalization

December 11, 2015

It’s almost like the Finger Lakes just hit the lottery — big time. “This is huge,” said Joel Seligman, who doubles as the University of Rochester president and co-chair of the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council.

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Statement regarding the 2015 Regional Economic Development Council and Upstate Revitalization Initiative Awards

December 10, 2015

Today in Albany, state and legislative leaders announced $500 million in economic development support for the Finger Lakes and selected the region as one of the three awardees of the Upstate Revitalization Initiative (URI) competition.

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UR’s Seligman to form commission on race

UR’s Seligman to form commission on race

November 23, 2015

Saying it’s clear that the climate on campus is not all that it should be, University of Rochester President Joel Seligman announced Monday that he is forming a Commission on Race and Diversity.

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UR students issue demands to Seligman

UR students issue demands to Seligman

November 21, 2015

Chanting “if we don’t get it, shut it down,” about 100 UR students marched Friday from the Frederick Douglass Leadership House to college president Joel Seligman’s office to deliver a list of demands.

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Students demand better racial climate at the University

Students demand better racial climate at the University

November 20, 2015

About 150 students and supporters marched peacefully across the River Campus on Friday to demand that “the University of Rochester’s administration implement immediate and lasting changes that will reduce intolerable acts of racism that students of color endure at our University.”

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