Announcement of Public Hearing The Board of Trustees of the State University of New York

February 18, 2014

TO: All Concerned Individuals

FROM: Mr. H. Carl McCall, Chairman, Board of Trustees, State University of New York


March 19, 2014 (In conjunction with the March 19, 2014 Board of Trustees Meeting)
The State University Plaza
Front Courtroom
353 Broadway
Albany, NY 12246
3:00 pm


The purpose of the State University of New York Board of Trustees Public Hearing is to receive testimony and statements from concerned individuals about university issues.


  1. Persons wishing to present prepared testimony to the Board are requested to email the Board of Trustees at or write to Board of Trustees, State University Plaza, T-11, Albany, New York 12246; such communication to be received no later than noon on Friday, March 14, 2014. In your letter, please identify in a brief fashion the subject of your testimony and provide Mr. Howard, Secretary of the University, with a telephone number, as well as an address, so that he can confirm that you have a reserved places on the agenda. Such testimony will be limited to five minutes, and the speakers will be requested to provide seven copies of their written testimony to the Hearing Registration Officer prior to the day of the Hearing.
  2. Persons who wish to make brief extemporaneous comments (no more than three minutes) are requested to file their names with the Hearing Registration Officer on the day of the Hearing, in advance of the beginning of the Hearing. Time for such comments will be set aside at the end of the Hearing, and such persons will be called upon in the order in which they register with the Hearing Registration Officer.

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, a law school, the country’s oldest school of maritime, the state’s only college of optometry, and manages one US Department of Energy National Laboratory. In total, SUNY serves about 1.4 million students amongst its entire portfolio of credit- and non-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 are nearly $1.1 billion in fiscal year 2023, including significant contributions from students and faculty. There are more than 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 opportunities, visit

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