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Cuomo wants free SUNY tuition for many New Yorkers

Hundreds of thousands of New York students would be able to attend college for free under a proposal announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to make state universities tuition-free for residents earning $125,000 or less. The Democrat unveiled his plan Tuesday ...

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SUNY system OKs affirmative sexual consent policy

Campuses within the nation’s largest public university system, such as University at Albany – SUNY, seen here, have adopted a new definition of sexual consent that requires a clear, affirmative agreement between partners – the “yes means yes” standard, part of a larger effort to reduce sexual violence on college campuses. AP Images

ALBANY — New York’s state university system has adopted a new definition of sexual consent that requires a clear, affirmative agreement between partners, part of a larger effort to reduce sexual violence on college campuses. The SUNY Board of Trustees ...

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State settles with SUNY in Medicaid payments

A settlement has been reached with the State University of New York to recover $115,094 in excess Medicaid payments for dental services performed from Jan. 1, 2005, through Aug. 31, 2009, at the Daniel Squire Oral Diagnostic & Treatment Center ...

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SUNY seeks aid for colleges, hospitals

ALBANY — State University of New York Chancellor Nancy Zimpher is asking lawmakers to increase aid for the state’s community colleges and university hospitals. Zimpher told the panel of lawmakers at a budget hearing Thursday that $57.3 million is needed ...

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Nano job fair offers high-tech positions

The SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering will host a Nano Job Fair on Nov. 14 at the CNSE Photovoltaic Manufacturing and Technology Development Facility in Rochester. Qualified women, veterans and minority candidates are being targeted to help fill ...

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SUNY must pay ex-prof $600K in back wages

SYRACUSE — A federal jury has awarded $600,000 in back pay to a former college professor in central New York after ruling university officials retaliated against him for complaining about discrimination. The U.S. District Court jury in Syracuse sided with Jason ...

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Legislature gets ‘framework’ for mega deal

ALBANY — The framework of an agreement struck by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders is expected to result in a property tax cap, the extension of New York City rent control, tuition increases at the State university of New York and more by Tuesday night.

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Cuomo reveals big plan, funding for SUNY centers

ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced a funding competition for the State University of New York’s four university centers to grow, hire more faculty and raise tuition. The SUNY 2020 program based on a long proposed model ...

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