Chairman H. Carl McCall, SUNY Trustees To Make Budget Announcement

March 22, 2016

Press Conference Tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. in the Legislative Office Building

Albany – State University of New York Board of Trustees Chairman H. Carl McCall and members of the SUNY Board of Trustees will make a budget announcement during a press conference tomorrow in Albany. SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher and campus presidents will also attend.

The press conference will be held as follows:

Date:        Wednesday, March 23
Time:        1:00 p.m.
Location:  LCA Room #130
                 Legislative Office Building
                 Albany, NY

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