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Simpson, John Barclay

 Person
Dates
  • Existence: 1947-

Biographical Note

John B. Simpson served as 14th president of the State University of New York at Buffalo from 2004 until 2011. He assumed this position on January 1, 2004, after leaving his position as executive vice chancellor and provost of the University of California, Santa Cruz. On August 30, 2010, Dr. Simpson announced his retirement from the post of UB President effective January 15, 2011.

A research scientist specializing in neuroendocrinology, physiology, and behavior, he is appointed to the faculty of UB's Department of Physiology and Biophysics. He has guided the campus through significant curricular developments, overseeing the creation of new graduate programs in digital arts and new media, bioinformatics, electrical engineering, and politics.
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

John B. Simpson gifts and citations, 2004-2011

 Series — Map-Case: 6.3
Identifier: 14/4/1258
Abstract Gifts and citations received by University at Buffalo president John B. Simpson as 14th President of the University at Buffalo.

John B. Simpson international visits mementos, 2004-2010

 Series — Carton: 1
Identifier: 14/4/1257
Abstract Mementos and gifts received by John B. Simpson as 14th President of the University at Buffalo.

John B. Simpson United States Department of Education trip to Asia, 2006

 Series — Envelope: 1
Identifier: 4/14/1255
Abstract Letter of invitation from Secretary of Education, Margaret Spellings, itinerary, photographs, and note of thanks from Spellings.

John B. Simpson and Satish K. Tripathi photographs

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 4/14/1317
Abstract Digital images taken during the tenure of University at Buffalo President John B. Simpson and during the first two years of President Satish K. Tripathi (2011-2012).

John B. Simpson inaugural greetings

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 4/14/1011
Abstract Institutional and personal greetings and gifts sent to John B. Simpson upon his inauguration as 14th President of the University at Buffalo.

John B. Simpson mementos and trips collection

 Collection — Envelope: 1
Identifier: 4/14
Abstract The John B. Simpson mementos and trips collection is comprised of three distinct collections, each described in its own series: 4/14/1255, John B. Simpson United States Department of Education trip to Asia; 14/4/1257, John B. Simpson international visits mementos; and 14/4/1258, John B. Simpson gifts and citations.

John B. Simpson photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 4/14/1276
Abstract Photographs and CDs, containing digital photographs, of the university events under the leadership of President John B. Simpson.