SUNY Board of Trustees To Appoint University System’s 13th Chancellor

April 24, 2017

Albany – The State University of New York Board of Trustees will meet in Albany today at 3:00 p.m., and is expected to appoint Dr. Kristina M. Johnson as the 13th chancellor of SUNY.

Media availability with Dr. Johnson, Chairman H. Carl McCall, and Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher will be held immediately following the meeting.

The Board of Trustees meeting is OPEN PRESS, will be webcast live, and be held as follows:

Date:         Monday, April 24, 2017
Time:         3:00 p.m.
Location:    The State University Plaza        
                 353 Broadway, Large Courtroom
                 Albany, New York 12246


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