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

 

About the State University of New York
The State University of New York is the largest comprehensive system of higher education in the United States, and more than 95 percent of all New Yorkers live within 30 miles of any one of SUNY’s 64 colleges and universities. Across the system, SUNY has four academic health centers, five hospitals, four medical schools, two dental schools, the state’s only college of optometry, and manages one US Department of Energy National Laboratory. As of Fall 2019, more than 415,500 students were enrolled in a degree-granting program at a SUNY campus. In total, SUNY serves about 1.3 million students in credit-bearing courses and programs, continuing education, and community outreach programs. SUNY oversees nearly a quarter of academic research in New York. Research expenditures system-wide exceeded $1.7 billion in fiscal year 2019, including significant contributions from students and faculty. There are three million SUNY alumni worldwide, and one in three New Yorkers with a college degree is a SUNY alum. To learn more about how SUNY creates opportunity, visit suny.edu.


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