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William R. Greiner speeches and remarks, 1991-2004

Identifier: 4/13/1143

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the speeches and remarks given by William R. Greiner while president of the State University of New York at Buffalo, and include commencements, building dedications, dinners and receptions.

Boxes 1 to 31, Speeches arranged chronologically

Box 32,

The Challenge and the Choice Revisited: More Rethinking on SUNY, 10/25/1996

Neighbors, Partners, Leaders; Masiello Presentation, 10/7/1996

Make No Little Plans Part II; Presentation to Voting Faculty, 9/24/1996

Student Budget Presentation, 5/1/1996

Strategy for University Facilities, 10/6/1994

National Concerns, 1945-1990, undated

Overhead Copies of an informational presentation about UB, undated

What SUNY Should Do; Chancellors Forum, 4/25/1994

The Greatest Revolution of All: Managing Change in a University, undated

Records Management Workshop, 9/10/1993

Dog and Pony Show, undated

Voting Faculty and UBF; Mission/Vision, undated

UB's Mission Statement, undated

Five Priorities for the University at Buffalo, 1993-2003

Traditions and Influences, undated

Three transparencies from Athletic meeting, 3/5/1993

UB's 15 Schools and Faculties, undated

State Appropriations for Higher Education, undated

State University of New York at Buffalo: Organization, 3/18/1992

Executive Summary 1992/1993 Budget, 2/20/1992

UBAH Presentation, 2/20/1991

Box 33,

Meeting with Department Chairs, 4/24/2000

Faculty Senate Executive Committee, 4/26/2000

College of Arts and Sciences Chairs Meeting, 4/27/2000

Health Care Industries Association Speech, 4/27/2000

February Surprise Speech, 2/11/1999

University Report, 1/29/1999

Current Enrollment Issues at UB, 6/29/1998

State of the University, 6/1/1998

Mission 1-A: It's Impact on UB Athletics, 4 or 6/1998

The University of Tomorrow, 5/31/1998

The President's Address to the Voting Faculty, 9/9/1998

WRG Speech to Construction Exchange of Buffalo, 10/13/1998

Current Enrollments - UB Council Meeting, 10/13/1998

WRG Speech to CPCU Society Annual Insurance Day Conferment, 11/10/1998

UB College of Arts and Sciences 50th Anniversary Historical Info, undated

UB Council Agenda, Spring 1997, 4/10/1997

Seizing the Opportunity: Moving Forward with Academic Planning, 9/23/1997

WRG Remarks: Law Dean's Advisory Council, 11/1/1997

UCI/SCMP Conference, 10/10/1997

1997-1998 Budget, undated

Buffalo Niagara Sales and Marketing Executive Education Night, 10/27/1997

Presentation to Professional Staff Senate: Seizing the Opportunity, 11/6/1997

Traditions and Influences, undated

Student Budget and Tuition, 6/1/1996

UBF Meeting, 9/26/1995


  • 1991-2004


Terms of Access and Use

William R. Greiner speeches and remarks are open for research.


Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and [University Archives or Poetry Collection] before requesting photocopies and/or publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Once permission is obtained, most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.


14.5 Linear Feet (2 cartons, 26 manuscript boxes, 5 half manuscript boxes)

Language of Materials



This collection contains the speeches and remarks given by William R. Greiner as President of the State University of New York at Buffalo. Greiner was the 13th President of the University.


Chronological. Boxes 32 and 33 contain transparencies which were used by President Greiner for certain speeches. The original order of these transparencies has been maintained.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

William R. Greiner speeches and remarks were transferred to the University Archives by the Office of the President in November 2009.

Processing Information

Processed by Molly O’Brien, November 2009; finding aid encoded by Amy Vilz, June 2019.

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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