Our Past : Our Progress : Our Promise
SUNY Gains Greater Autonomy
1985 | 1988 | 1989 | 1992
- Governor Mario Cuomo signs into law landmark "Flexibility" legislation that grants SUNY greater authority for many financial and personnel matters. Substantial portions of this authority are delegated to the campuses.
- Calspan-UB Research Center Inc. becomes first of what will become 11 affiliated corporations set up by the Research Foundation to facilitate university-industry-government partnerships and accelerate the growth of research opportunities at SUNY.
- SUNY graduates its millionth alumnus.
- University at Buffalo's Dr. Herbert A. Hauptman wins 1985 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
- New York State authorizes an additional $1 billion capital construction program, which is supported out of direct state appropriations.
- University at Buffalo elected to the AAU - first SUNY school so honored.
- Long Island High Technology Incubator established at Stony Brook University.
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