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× Nelson M. Isada, first non-white tenured prof at U of NY at Buffalo, dies at 95

BUFFALO, New York Nelson Mijares Isada, the first non-Caucasian professor to be granted tenure at State University of New York at Buffalo, died July 3 in Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital, Amherst, after a short illness, reported the Buffalo News. He was 95.

He earned a doctorate at the University of Michigan, becoming a professor and researcher in mechanical and aerospace engineering at the University…