ALBANY, N.Y. Aug. 21, 2020 — NYSUT President Andy Pallotta issued the following statement on the appointment of Jim Malatras as the next chancellor of the State University of New York system:
“On behalf of our members working on SUNY campuses around New York State, I offer our congratulations to Dr. Malatras on his appointment to be the next SUNY chancellor. The challenges ahead are great as we face the ongoing COVID pandemic and the budget crisis here in New York State. We look forward to working together with him to ensure that SUNY remains one of the crown jewels of New York’s public education system.”
New York State United Teachers is a statewide union with more than 600,000 members in education, human services and health care. NYSUT is affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers, the National Education Association and the AFL-CIO.