Tag: Joel Seligman

UR receives $2 million commitment for university professorship

UR receives $2 million commitment for university professorship

March 14, 2016

President Joel Seligman has been approved as the inaugural holder of the position, university officials announced Monday. The $2 million is a commitment from alumnus Robert Witmer, chairman emeritus of the University of Rochester Board of Trustees and his wife, Nancy.

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President Seligman to hold Witmer Professorship

President Seligman to hold Witmer Professorship

March 14, 2016

The Witmers’ decision to create the endowed professorship is rooted in a desire to help provide a strong finish for The Meliora Challenge, which has raised more than $1.3 billion and ends on June 30.

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Getting the bang out of 500 million bucks

Getting the bang out of 500 million bucks

March 9, 2016

University of Rochester President Joel Seligman spends much of the present thinking about the future. He’s working on a speech titled “The Future of Rochester,” which he’ll give to the Chatterbox Club later this month.

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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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