Month: February 2019

State Legislature introduces first “Green New Deal” bill in the nation
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State Legislature introduces first “Green New Deal” bill in the nation

Modeling state-level legislation on Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s national fight for a greener nation, New York Democrats are introducing a “Green New Deal” of their own. Sen. James Sanders Jr., D-Queens, is sponsoring a “Green New Deal for New York,” saying the U.S. is in a “state of climate emergency.” According […]

SUNY Chancellor hopes to inspire students with a more diverse faculty
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SUNY Chancellor hopes to inspire students with a more diverse faculty

In her second State of the University Address, SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson unveiled her plans to enroll more full-time online students and hire more underrepresented faculty across the SUNY system. Beginning this fall, the SUNY system will begin enrolling more students in exclusively online degree programs. “We will rethink our […]