In Memoriam: Henry J. Durand Jr., 1948-2018


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Henry J. Durand Jr., an advocate for disadvantaged students and longtime administrator at the University at Buffalo, passed away on December 27, 2018. He was 70 years old and had suffered from leukemia. Dr. Durand began his career at the University at Buffalo in 1990 as director of the university’s Educational Opportunity Program, now known as the Arthur O. Eve Educational Opportunity Program. He held many positions throughout his tenure, ultimately becoming senior associate vice provost of academic affairs and executive director of Cora P. Maloney College. In 2013, the university establ...