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Colleges Push For Veto Overrides

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

Legislature Draws Lines in Budget Battle

Assembly Democrats are proposing more aid to public colleges, including aid for part time students who are working to finance their education. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

SUNY Asks for More Money

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

SUNY Tuition Hikes Could Happen After All

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

SUNY Chancellor Promotes Tuition Hikes at SUNY Canton and Potsdam

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

SUNY Chancellor Defends Plan to Raise Tuition

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

SUNY Chancellor Changes Mind on Leave

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King, who made the surprise announcement earlier this week that he wanted a six month paid sabbatical, has now abruptly withdrawn the request.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

SUNY Chancellor King to Take Leave

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

SUNY Chancellor Floats Regular Tuition Hike

The head of the State University of New York system yesterday proposed a new levying of tuition increases. Martha Foley reports.  Go to full article

SUNY Seeks Additional State Funds

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

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