Deficit Reduction Plan Hearings - Both the Assembly and Senate Majorities have been conducting public hearings on the Governor's proposed Deficit Reduction Plan. The Senate has two hearings pending at this time - November 2nd in Williamsville and November 5th in Elmsford. Selective testimony of interest from previous hearings:
Upstate Medical University
Stony Brook University
Special Session - The Governor is planning on calling for a special session on 11/10 to engage the Legislature in addressing his Deficit Reduction Plan.
Comptroller's EOP Audit - The Office of State Comptroller recently issued a follow-up to a 2007 audit of SUNY's EOP program which concluded that all their audit recommendations had been implemented.
Non-Resident Tuition - David Shaffer of the Rockefeller Institute recently penned the following relating to the debate on increasing out-of-state tuition for SUNY and the revenue generated. Shaffer Column
Director of Legislative Relations
Office of University Relations
State University of New York