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Notice of Board of Trustees Public Hearing

The State University of New York

For Immediate Release: Saturday, May, 29, 2021

Contact: Dr. Merryl H. Tisch, Chairman, Board of Trustees, State University of New York

Albany, NY – The Board of Trustees of the State University of New York will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. by virtual Zoom Video Conference (details will be emailed to registered participants).

The purpose of the State University of New York Board of Trustees Public Hearing is to receive testimony and statements from concerned individuals about University issues.

Persons wishing to present prepared testimony to the Board of Trustees are requested to send a brief description of the subject of their proposed testimony, by no later than 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, to the Board of Trustees at trustees@suny.edu or at H. Carl McCall SUNY Building, ST-6, Albany, New York 12246. Please address your letter to Jennifer Mero, Secretary to the Board of Trustees, and provide her with a telephone number and address at which you can be reached so that he can confirm that you have a reserved place on the agenda. Testimony will be limited to three minutes, and speakers are requested to provide an electronic copy of their written testimony prior to the day of the Hearing to trustees@suny.edu.

About The State University of New York

The State University of New York is the largest comprehensive system of higher education in the United States, and more than 95 percent of all New Yorkers live within 30 miles of any one of SUNY’s 64 colleges and universities. Across the system, SUNY has four academic health centers, five hospitals, four medical schools, two dental schools, the state’s only college of optometry, and manages one US Department of Energy National Laboratory. As of Fall 2019, more than 415,500 students were enrolled in a degree-granting program at a SUNY campus. In total, SUNY serves about 1.3 million students in credit-bearing courses and programs, continuing education, and community outreach programs. SUNY oversees nearly a quarter of academic research in New York. Research expenditures system-wide exceeded $1.7 billion in fiscal year 2019, including significant contributions from students and faculty. There are three million SUNY alumni worldwide, and one in three New Yorkers with a college degree is a SUNY alum. To learn more about how SUNY creates opportunity, visit www.suny.edu, and for more information about additional COVID-19 fundraising efforts, visit #SUNYTogether.