Tag: Joel Seligman

Regional council faces contest on steroids

Regional council faces contest on steroids

April 30, 2015

Four years of work under its belt, the job of the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council is about to get a lot tougher. “This is the contest on steroids,” University of Rochester President/council co-Chairman Joel Seligman said Thursday as the council started its latest round of work in earnest.

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URs campaign reaches $1.2 billion goal

URs campaign reaches $1.2 billion goal

March 26, 2015

Wednesday evening, Seligman announced that the goal had been met 15 months ahead of its deadline. Seligman called reaching the $1.2 billion mark “a major milestone” in UR’s 165-year history.

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<em>The Meliora Challenge</em> campaign surpasses $1.2 billion initial goal

The Meliora Challenge campaign surpasses $1.2 billion initial goal

March 25, 2015

On the way to $1.2 billion, the University has met—and is currently exceeding—its campaign goals for faculty ($350 million) and the Annual Fund ($130 million). Campaign support to date has established 93 new endowed professorships throughout the University, which has exceeded the original goal of 80.

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Statement from President Seligman on 2015 LLE funding

December 10, 2014

President Seligman issued a statement in response to the fiscal year 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill released by the House of Representatives Appropriations Committee on Dec. 9. The House of Representatives is planning to vote as early as Thursday on the measure, which would then go to the Senate. Current government funding runs out on Dec. 11.

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Connections: University of Rochester President Joel Seligman

Connections: University of Rochester President Joel Seligman

October 27, 2014

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)

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Ring in the new

Ring in the new

September 2, 2014

President Joel Seligman and students Antoinette Esce ’15 and Russell Rosenkranz ’15 ring a replica of the bell used by Martin Brewer Anderson, the university’s first president, to signal class changes.

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RBJ 75: A shared vision for the region’s No. 1 employer

RBJ 75: A shared vision for the region’s No. 1 employer

July 25, 2014

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.

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Statement from President Seligman on LLE funding

January 14, 2014

The FY2014 Appropriations Bill includes $64 million for the University of Rochester Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE).

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Seligman, Wegman React to Finger Lakes Economic Funding

Seligman, Wegman React to Finger Lakes Economic Funding

December 11, 2013

Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders announced $59.8 million in economic development support for the nine-county Finger Lakes region.

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‘Thanks a Billion!’

‘Thanks a Billion!’

November 20, 2013

As the Meliora Challenge Campaign pushes past this historic mark, the University joins a group of 29 private U.S. colleges and universities to exceed $1 billion.

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