individuals have served New York State with such distinction and in so many
capacities as the Honorable H. Carl McCall. As a former state senator, as New
York State Comptroller, and as the state’s Commissioner of Human Rights, Mr.
McCall has proven one of our most valued and admired public servants. And now,
I’m proud to call him Chairman McCall as he assumes his new leadership role in
the service of the citizens of New York State.
the same time, I want to express my sincere gratitude and admiration to Trustee
Carl Hayden for his exceptional leadership during a particularly tumultuous and
historic period in SUNY's history.
of Carl McCall – a long-time member of our Board of Trustees – ushers in a new
era of achievement for SUNY, and I commend Governor Andrew Cuomo for providing
the state university with such a stalwart leader. In his new capacity, Chairman
McCall will be able to give even greater force, wisdom, and vision to the task
of making SUNY the most outstanding public higher education system in the
his first days in office, Governor Cuomo articulated a clear vision for public
higher education as a catalyst for New York’s economic recovery, and he has
delivered on his promise. The governor proposed, helped pass, and signed into
law landmark reform for New York's tuition policies, which will help SUNY
maintain both quality and accessibility for years to come.
with the selection of Carl McCall to lead the Board of Trustees, Governor Cuomo
has shown, once again, that his commitment to SUNY’s academic excellence and
its role as an economic driver is for the long haul. We look forward to a
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