Buffalo Center News Contract Event Meeting News

Opportunity to Meet With Chief Contract Negotiator

Dear Colleagues, We received word that Mr. Bret Benjamin, Chief Contract Negotiator for UUP, will be available to meet with individuals at your UUP Buffalo Center Chapter Office (The Commons, Suite 108) on: Wednesday, March 8th 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. If you would like to schedule a time to meet with Bret, please sign up […]

Buffalo Center News Contract Education Employment News

UUP Individual Development Award Applications Now Being Accepted through 2/17/2023

Dear Colleagues, The Governor’s Office of Employee Relations (GOER) and United University Professions (UUP) announced the allocation of funds for Individual Development Awards (IDA), and the committee is now accepting a second round of application submissions for activity between July 2, 2022, and March 31, 2023. This program is intended to assist eligible employees in the […]


University Policy Review

Dear Colleagues, The following policy is now posted in 30-Day Review in the University Policy Library: Principles of Ethical Conduct The policy is available to review from now through March 3, 2023. In Solidarity, Ken KernChapter PresidentUUP Buffalo Center

Buffalo Center News Event Membership Webinar Workshop

Event Reminders

Dear Colleagues, Just a reminder regarding two upcoming meetings for UUP Buffalo Center Members scheduled for early next week: Monday, February 6th – General Membership Meeting – Noon Register here:   Tuesday, February 7th – Leadership Opportunities in Your Chapter – NoonWith your UUP Buffalo Center Chapter Election Season upon us, the Chapter will […]

Financial Planning Membership Webinar

PSLF Now Includes Parent Plus Loans

Dear Colleagues, Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSFL) has now made changes to how Parent Plus Loans are being handled (FINALLY)!!  Parent Plus Loans are now eligible for calculation of past payments toward Public Service Loan Forgiveness.  If you have been making payments on a Parent Plus loan any time after Oct. 1, 2007, the Department […]

Event Membership

Center For The Arts Discounted Tickets

Dear Colleagues, The Center For The Arts is offering a $5 discount/ticket to UYP Members at any price level (limited to 6) for the upcoming CFA Presents shows this spring:  2/4/23, 8 p.m.  CFA Drama Theatre Michael Glabicki of Rusted Root with Dirk Miller 2/14/23, 7:30 p.m. CFA Mainstage Theatre, Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy 3/29/23, 8 p.m. CFA […]

Academics Buffalo Center News Membership News

Congratulations to Distinguished Professors

Dear Colleagues, Congratulations to four UUP Buffalo Center Faculty Members who have been named SUNY Distinguished Professors, the highest rank in the SUNY system! Diana S. Aga, Jochen Autschbach, Paul Vanouse (who is also a Department Rep) and Igor Žutić were appointed to the distinguished professor rank by the SUNY Board of Trustees at its […]


Blizzard Damage Reporting

Dear Colleagues, If you have damage in your area from the recent December blizzard and are unsure that the proper UB Staff are aware of it, please contact your Facilities Planning and Management Officer (FPMO) found at this link: If there is not a designate FPMO for your department, please notify your immediate supervisor. […]

Buffalo Center News Membership News Statewide News

Nomination Forms – Here’s your Chance!

Dear Colleagues, Recently, Nomination Forms for the upcoming UUP Buffalo Center Chapter elections were mailed out. I would encourage you to submit your name on this form if you are interested in running for a Chapter Office, Chapter Delegate, or Chapter Board Member position. You may sign your name for any of the Officer positions […]

Buffalo Center News Membership Webinar Workshop

Leadership Opportunities in Your UUP Chapter

Dear Colleagues, With your UUP Buffalo Center Chapter Election Season upon us, the Chapter will be offering a Workshop to review all the various opportunities you have to become a part of the Chapter’s Leadership Team. In addition to reviewing the election process, all possible opportunities from Committee Membership to Officer position, and even Statewide, […]