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Hi! SUNY has just made an announcement that will be of interest to many in NCPR’s own Canton-Potsdam area: Dr. Joseph C. Hoffman has been appointed as Acting President of SUNY Canton. This isn’t a big surprise: The Watertown Daily...
With the news earlier this week that Cooper Union in New York City, one of the few tuition-free institutions left in the country, was planning to start charging tuition next year, I was reminded of the incredible gift I enjoyed at the then...
News stories tagged with "suny"
Rensselaer, NY, Feb 08, 2010 — Around 300 professors, teachers, and other faculty employed at New York's public colleges and universities chanted and marched at the state capitol Friday against the governor's proposed budget cuts. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
Albany, NY, Jan 28, 2010 — The heads of the State and City University systems expressed dismay at Governor David Paterson's proposed budget cuts. At yesterday's budget hearings, educators said reduced funding would hurt student education--and limit those students' opportunities after graduation. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
Albany, NY, Oct 07, 2009 — Governor David Paterson has ordered state agencies to make $500 million dollars in across-the-board cuts to close a projected $3 billion deficit. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
Aug 24, 2009 — New York's new SUNY Chancellor, Nancy Zimpher, who began her job in June, has had a busy summer, with a tour that will include each of the 64 campuses in the sprawling State University of New York system. Karen DeWitt caught up with her at Empire College in Saratoga Springs. Go to full article
Jan 08, 2009 — Dozens of public employees left Canton in a snowstorm yesterday morning to join a union rally in Albany against the Governor's proposed budget. They're hoping to stop layoffs and other cuts proposed in Gov. Paterson's budget. Unions have proposed fiscal policy of their own, including a tax on the wealthiest New Yorkers - a move the Governor has so far refused to consider. Jonathan Brown talked with Toni Oakes as rain in Albany was turning to freezing rain. She's president of Civil Service Employees Association Local 613 at SUNY Potsdam. Go to full article
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Nov 13, 2008 — The Governor has also called for a $300 tuition hike at SUNY schools. SUNY Potsdam president John Schwaller says he'd welcome the extra money. System-wide, SUNY schools have already cut approximately $250 million from their collective budgets. Martha Foley has more. Go to full article
Oct 07, 2008 — The Chair of the State University of New York Board of Trustees says Governor Paterson and legislative leaders should not cut public universities when they meet next month in a special session. Instead, says Carl Hayden, lawmakers should let the schools go forward with a deregulation plan that he says could save the state millions. Albany correspondent Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
by Chris Knight
Sep 17, 2008 — The North Country Community College Board of Trustees has signed off on a "conceptual" plan to upgrade and expand the college's main campus in Saranac Lake. The project carries a $56 million price tag and would be phased in over five years. It still needs the approval of the college's sponsoring counties and the State University of New York. Chris Knight reports. Go to full article
by Chris Knight
Aug 06, 2008 — Plans for an Adirondack-based leadership and training institute focused on the northern forest were announced Tuesday by state Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Pete Grannis. The Northern Forest Institute for Conservation, Education and Leadership Training will be located in Newcomb and run by the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry. Chris Knight reports. Go to full article