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SUNY stops withholding transcripts from students with outstanding debt to colleges

SUNY schools will no longer withhold transcripts of current or former students who owe money. Governor Kathy Hochul announced an agreement between the Executive Branch and State University of New York Board of Trustees to end the practice of withholding transcripts from ... MORE
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Malatras resigns after intense scrutiny, but will collect $450,000 in 2022, followed by $186,000 annually

Former SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras is done. He was granted a yearlong ‘study-leave’ with SUNy, which means Malatras will collect a $450,000 salary with benefits. He will also continue to be eligible for the state retirement system. Following that year-long hiatus, he ... MORE
SUNY Chancellor Malatras could receive $450,000 one-time severance, $245,000 annual salary after resignation

SUNY Chancellor Malatras could receive $450,000 one-time severance, $245,000 annual salary after resignation

SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras stands to make a lot of money in the coming months, according to his contract, which is ‘under review’. The Albany Times-Union reported this week that Malatras is eligible for a $450,000 one-year paid leave and lifetime employment ... MORE
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SUNY advocates call for increase to Tuition Assistance Program

Advocates and faculty within the State University of New York system are calling on lawmakers to increase the Tuition Assistance Program. The union that represents SUNY workers say funding has been flat for five years and that something needs to change. TAP ... MORE
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Will SUNY schools make a comeback from the 92,000 students they’ve lost over the last decade?

SUNY schools across the state have been seeing a steep decline in enrollment over the last decade, and the pandemic appears to have exasperated the issue. The last decade has seen a 20% decrease, and since the Fall 2019 semester there has ... MORE
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SUNY schools increase efforts to make enrollment and education more accessible to students after sharp decline

SUNY enrollment was dropping before the pandemic hit, but that made matters worse. Since 2010, enrollment shrank by 20%. In the last year it’s dropped by 4.7%. Different campuses did different things, with some going remote. 22,000 students in total left within ... MORE
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SUNY vaccine mandate creates issues for students: “It’s not a great situation for anyone”

Reaction across SUNY campuses has been mixed as the state’s COVID vaccine mandate went into effect this week. The college system began kicking students out who failed to get the vaccine before the September 27 deadline — and many students on campus ... MORE
SUNY, CUNY students must have COVID vaccine by fall semester, or will not be eligible for in-person learning

SUNY, CUNY students must have COVID vaccine by fall semester, or will not be eligible for in-person learning

Students who want to return to full, in-person learning this fall at SUNY and CUNY schools will need to get the COVID-19 vaccine. That was the message from Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday, who said that the State University of New York ... MORE
'Excelsior Scholarship' will rollout in 2017: Here's what you need to know

‘Excelsior Scholarship’ will rollout in 2017: Here’s what you need to know

Gov. Andrew Cuomo addresses media after budget deal is reached. Part of the budget agreed to by legislators and Governor Andrew Cuomo includes an aggressive push to make college more affordable for middle- and low-income families. It was one of the first ... MORE