“Stony Brook has a true
and dedicated leader in President Sam Stanley and he has my and SUNY’s
steadfast support as president and admiration as a champion of public higher
Thiele’s recent comments calling for Dr. Stanley's resignation are totally off
“Under Dr. Stanley's
leadership, Stony Brook is recognized as one of our nation's finest public
universities with highly ranked academic and research programs, burgeoning
applications, a strong alumni base and a commitment to enhancing Long Island's
economy and the well-being of its residents.
“Dr. Stanley has been a
major contributor to the development and now implementation of SUNY’s new
strategic plan, The Power of SUNY. He has been a valuable partner in the
advocacy to achieve comprehensive reform for SUNY through the Empowerment Act.
Dr. Stanley is deeply committed to maintaining access for low-income and
middle-class students through a fair, equitable and responsible rational
“I stand firmly behind
President Stanley and assure Stony Brook University’s students, faculty, staff,
alumni and friends that they have as President an individual most highly
skilled and best suited to meet the challenges facing the campus in these
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