Chancellor Zimpher To Deliver Budget Testimony

February 9, 2015

Albany – State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher tomorrow will deliver testimony for the State Assembly Committees on Ways & Means and Higher Education and Senate Committees on Finance and Higher Education, outlining the university system’s 2015-16 state budget request.

Testimony is OPEN PRESS and will be held as follows:

Date:          Tuesday, Feb. 10
Time:          9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Location:    Legislative Office Building, Hearing Room B
                  198 State Street
                   Albany, NY

Testifying alongside Chancellor Zimpher will be Binghamton University President Harvey G. Stenger, SUNY New Paltz President Donald P. Christian; and Monroe Community College President Anne M. Kress.

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