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Local supporters on the road to defend Canton College

A busload of Canton college is heading to New York City this morning - to defend their local SUNY campus at the meeting of the state university's Trustees.

SUNY Central has proposed merging some college presidencies around the state, to save money on administrative costs, and funnel more to academics. SUNY canton and SUNY Potsdam were on the list. Canton Town Supervisor David Button says the two schools are too different, and Canton should be able to hire a president that represents its own interests.  Go to full article

Battle over SUNY administration consolidation continues

The battle over shared administration at SUNY's Canton and Potsdam campuses continued today, as the Canton campus' faculty assembly passed a resolution opposing a shared presidency.
The organization includes SUNY Canton's vice presidents, deans, teaching faculty and professional staff.  Go to full article
Kennedy may step down from the SUNY Canton presidency next spring.
Kennedy may step down from the SUNY Canton presidency next spring.

SUNY Provost threatens to rescind Kennedy job offer

In a letter to SUNY Canton president Joe Kennedy obtained by the Watertown Daily Times, SUNY Provost David Lavallee has said he is considering rescinding the agreement that allows Kennedy to stay on in that position until the end of the academic year.

Under that deal, Kennedy would move after this year to a new position as special advisor to the chancellor. He'd work with Chancellor Nancy Zimpher on the Campus alliance networks initiative, figuring out ways to share administrative functions among SUNY campuses.  Go to full article

Canton College Welcomes Record Gift

Canton College of Technology turned a corner in fundraising last week with a record $2 million donation. Martha Foley talks with college president Joe Kennedy about the impact of private money on public colleges.  Go to full article

SUNY Canton's President Celebrates 10 Years in Office

SUNY Canton President Joe Kennedy is celebrating ten years as head of the technology school this week. The Canton college has grown considerably in the decade since Kennedy took over, including almost 20 new professors and record enrollment growth this year.  Go to full article

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