Newly elected Undergraduate Student Government President Mark Maloof today issued his first press release and took a firm and critical stance against President Stanley’s support for NYSUNY2020, the bill seeking to fundamentally reshape the largest state public universities, including Stony Brook.
Tagged: Budget Cuts
What little praise Governor Cuomo received for keeping SUNY tuition as-is in his recent budget proposal was trumped by criticism of the proposed elimination of all direct state support, $55[...]
In an effort to avoid cutting academic programs, the provost’s office is relying on a few common methods (like trimming administrative cuts), and some unorthodox methods as well: a “three semester year” and offering classes at 7:00am.
President Stanley met with campus media today, and announced that as of the next academic year, the undergraduate student population would be capped at its current levels, putting at least[...]
The situation at Southampton is indeed a tragic one. The campus, which represented an ideal in sustainability, is an enlightened haven of fresh ideas on energy and the environment … But what’s happening at Southampton right now is also the necessary evil that comes when the state dramatically reduces funding for the school.
Additional reporting by Katie Watt Facing yet another round of state budget cuts, Stony Brook University took the drastic step of announcing that by summer’s end, the Stony Brook[...]
The Statesman, Stony Brook University’s oldest newspaper dating back to the Oyster Bay campus in the late 1950s, is facing the biggest cut in USG funding in it’s 53 year[...]
When Hugh Carey (who was elected Governor of New York in 1975) was courting the organized student vote, he voiced the clear moral position that, allowing for the competing needs of New York State’s other social spending priorities, SUNY tuition should be regularly reduced until it was eliminated.
Video from Stony Brook University’s March 4 Day of Action.