Tag: Joel Seligman
University of Rochester President Joel Seligman is our guest for this hour. We cover a broad range of topics during his time in-studio. (audio)
Much has changed at the University of Rochester in the nine years since it became the regions largest employer. In 2005, UR employed approximately 16,000 people. It now has more than 25,000 staffers. With 399 people added over the past year, the university is not only the Rochester regions largest employer but also one of its fastest-growing.
In a recent interview with RBJ reporters Will Astor and Nate Dougherty, Seligman and Berk spoke about URs role as the areas top employer, its linked destiny with the region and how they see that destiny playing out.
Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders announced $59.8 million in economic development support for the nine-county Finger Lakes region.