March 04, 2009

Higher education activists descend on the Capitol

Source: NYSUT newswire

Hundreds of higher education activists converged on Albany March 3 to fight against devastating budget cuts to SUNY, CUNY and community colleges across the state. Ellen Shuler Mauk (above), president of the Faculty Association of Suffolk Community College, urges State Senator Kenneth P. LaValle, (R-C-I, Port Jefferson) to restore funding to city, state and community colleges.

Fred Floss (left), Vice President for Academics at United University Professions discusses the damaging effects budget cuts would have on SUNY schools with State Senator George Onorato (D-Queens) during Higher Education Lobby Day March 3.

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