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...
Apr 19, 2006 — Last month, SUNY advocates crowed that the state budget is "the best higher education budget in a generation." Governor Pataki's vetoes nixed that, cutting into new faculty hires, construction projects, and tuition assistance. As David Sommerstein reports, North Country colleges - public and private - are urging lawmakers to override. Go to full article
Jan 31, 2006 — The Chancellor of the State University of New York says the only way to avert a tuition increase included in Governor Pataki's budget, is for the legislature to give the SUNY system more money. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
Apr 04, 2005 — The budget is passed, but not all the issues are off the table. The legislature and Governor Pataki are reportedly negotiating for some state school tuition increases that would take place this fall. Go to full article
Mar 10, 2005 — SUNY Chancellor Robert King came to SUNY Potsdam and Canton campuses yesterday. He's on a statewide tour of SUNY schools to try to drum up support for his "SUNY Tuition Guarantee" - a plan to institute regular tuition increases. Go to full article
Feb 09, 2005 — SUNY Chancellor Bob King defended his plan to raise tuition gradually at public colleges each year. King was grilled by state lawmakers examining Governor Pataki's state budget plan. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
Jan 14, 2005 — SUNY Chancellor Robert King, who made the surprise announcement earlier this week that he wanted a six month paid sabbatical, has now abruptly withdrawn the request. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
Jan 12, 2005 — SUNY Chancellor Robert King has requested a leave for personal and professional reasons. He wrote a letter to the SUNY Board of Trustees saying he wants to spend more time with his family, recharge his inner batteries, and reflect on the future of the university. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article
Dec 13, 2004 — The State University of New York will seek an increase in funding in Governor Pataki's budget next year. SUNY officials say the increase is needed just to maintain the current offering of classes and other services to students. Karen DeWitt reports. Go to full article