Our Past : Our Progress : Our Promise
SUNY's 'Steady-State' Years
1970 | 1971 | 1975 | 1977 | 1978 | 1979 | 1980
- Pace of progress is forced to slow because declining economy shrinks New York State budget support.
- Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) established SUNY wide.
- The last two institutions created in the State University are Empire State College and the College of Optometry.
- State University becomes a system of 64 campuses, a number that continues today, when eight community colleges become part of the City
University of New York system.
- First human images using magnetic resonance imaging produced at Downstate Medical Center.
- SUNY Board of Trustees adopts new motto - To Learn - To Search - To Serve - to emphasize the University's comprehensive threefold mission
of education, research and public service.
- The Research Foundation of SUNY establishes the Office of Inventions and Licenses, later named Technology Transfer Office, to handle
invention disclosures, licensing agreements, patents and partnerships with industry.
- Health Science Center at Stony Brook's University Hospital and Medical Center opens.
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primary focus is to sustain the $3 Billion Challenge by providing support and services to the 64 campuses planning to conduct capital