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Protestors briefly "occupy" state budget meeting

Occupy protesters briefly disrupted a state budget hearing at the State Capitol Monday. They said they're angered by inequities in the tax system. In Albany, Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article
SUNY Plaza, Albany
SUNY Plaza, Albany

New grant monies a challenge for SUNY

Governor Andrew Cuomo is leaning on New York's network of public colleges to play a bigger role in economic growth and he's proposing to provide the resources to do so.

But there could stiff competition for those funds, as the Innovation Trail's Ryan Delaney reports.  Go to full article
SUNY Plaza, Albany. Photo: SUNY
SUNY Plaza, Albany. Photo: SUNY

2012 another tight year for SUNY

With the New Year comes new visions for what state government will try to accomplish over the next 12 months. Last week Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his State of the State speech. Monday, SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher gave her annual State of the University address. As the Innovation Trail's Daniel Robison reports, 2012 appears to be another year of belt tightening for the SUNY system.  Go to full article

Chancellor calls for more integration of SUNY

SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher delivered her own speech today in Albany, on the state of higher education in New York. The Innovation Trail's Marie Cusick has the details:  Go to full article
Carl McCall
Carl McCall

McCall on SUNY, Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Albany

Carl McCall, the newly appointed Chair of the State University of New York Board of Trustees, is no stranger to New York politics and policy making. He spoke with Albany reporter Karen DeWitt about his goals for SUNY, the Occupy Wall Street, and now, the Occupy Albany movement.  Go to full article
Carl McCall in Massena during his 2002 run for governor.
Carl McCall in Massena during his 2002 run for governor.

Cuomo appoints former political rival Carl McCall head of SUNY board

Governor Andrew Cuomo yesterday named a previous political rival, the former State Comptroller Carl McCall, as chair of the SUNY Board of Trustees. In Albany, Karen DeWitt has more.  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

SUNY gives itself a report card

SUNY released its second-ever report card Monday. The self-assessment shows how the system's 64 campuses statewide are performing compared to other schools nationally. The Innovation Trail's Daniel Robison reports.  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
State Senator Pattie Ritchie
State Senator Pattie Ritchie

State Sen. Pattie Ritchie introduces "President in Every SUNY" legislation

State Senator Pattie Ritchie announced Wednesday she's introduced legislation that would require every SUNY college to have its own president.

The legislation comes after the state university system announced last month it's planning to merge the leadership of several pairs of SUNY colleges including Canton and Potsdam, Morrisville and Utica, Delhi and Cobleskill.  Go to full article

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