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Dr. Haresh Gurnani will be serving as the next Dean of the College of Business.IMAGE PROVIDED BY STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Haresh Gurnani selected as new dean of College of Business

Sky Crabtree April 3, 2023
On March 20, Stony Brook University announced the appointment of a new dean, Haresh Gurnani, to the University’s College of Business (CoB), effective this summer. 
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Cars parked in South P, the commuter student parking lot. PAULA PECEGO/STATESMAN FILE

Proposed changes for Stony Brook parking

Lori Saxena February 13, 2023
Stony Brook University is exploring a campus-wide, fully paid parking model proposed to begin in the fall of 2023. 
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The GSEU protesters outside the office on April 21 after handing their complaint. KAT PROCACCI/THE STATESMAN

Graduate students hand deliver grievances to Stony Brook president’s office

Viola Flowers April 25, 2022
Members of the Stony Brook Graduate Student Employees Union hand-delivered a letter of grievances to the president’s office on April 21, gathering in the administration building at 1 p.m. for a grade-in to continue their Living Wage Campaign.
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Photo of Sanger Hall in Tabler Community. President McInnis has announced that the controversial building will be renamed to Chinn Hall. SAMANTHA LANKOWICZ / THE STATESMAN

President McInnis to announce Sanger College renaming decision

Christine Kelley April 3, 2022
Stony Brook University officials are recommending that President Maurie McInnis approve the renaming of Sanger College. McInnis will announce her decision this week.
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College of Natural Sciences Dean Paul Goldbart poses for a portrait on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021. Dr. Goldart will be stepping down from the Executive Vice President and Provost position.  PHOTO COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN

Paul Goldbart, executive vice president and provost, steps down

Niki Nassiri and Maria Lynders January 23, 2022
Paul Goldbart announced he is stepping down as executive vice president and provost, and will instead resume teaching physics as a faculty member at SBU, while also assuming a new position as special advisor for research through May 2022. 
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The official logo for the United University Professions (UUP). The UUP called for more safety precautions for the spring semester as a result of the omicron surge. PUBLIC DOMAIN

UUP calls for more COVID precautions amid omicron surge

Maria Lynders January 22, 2022
With COVID-19 cases on the rise because of the highly transmissible omicron variant, colleges and universities are revising their spring semester preparations.
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The Stony Brook University sign on Main Campus.

Stony Brook and Buffalo formally named New York public flagship universities

Ethan Tam January 7, 2022
Stony Brook University was formally designated as a flagship public university of New York alongside the University at Buffalo by Gov. Kathy Hochul on Jan. 5. The announcement was made during Hochul’s first annual State of the State address.
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The outside of the administration building in March 2020. The RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

President McInnis announces wage increase for graduate workers; GSEU leader calls move “bad faith act”

Maria Lynders and Steven Keehner November 16, 2021
In the email, McInnis announced that state graduate assistants and teaching assistants with an academic year obligation making less than $22,500 or with an annual obligation making less than $27,857 will be brought up to that level.
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The Building and Construction Trades Council of Nassau and Suffolk Counties protestors outside of the south entrance of Stony Brook University on Tuesday, Nov. 2. The local union is protesting a contract awardd to a non-union construction company to renovate Javits Lecture Hall. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Long Island labor unions protest $37 million contract awarded to non-union group

Sara Ruberg November 2, 2021
The Building and Construction Trades Council of Nassau and Suffolk Counties and affiliated unions greeted drivers on the morning of Nov. 2 at the south entrance of campus with several red-eyed inflatable rats and an open casket as they protested Niram Construction's $37 million contract with the State University Construction Fund (SUCF).
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State of Stony Brook University 2021: Students give their opinions on the University

Marcus Dia October 14, 2021
As in-person classes have returned, students give their opinions on the state of Stony Brook University. Our State of the University issue highlights various aspects of the University.
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President of the University, Maurie McInnis.JOCELYN CRUZ /THE STATESMAN

State of the University 2021: President McInnis talks challenges ahead for SBU

Steven Keehner and Sara Ruberg October 10, 2021
President Maurie McInnis highlighted how SBU plans to handle concerns in the future, the school's benefits of being young and her first semester on campus with a more familiar number of students in an exclusive interview with The Statesman.
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GSEU SBU hand-delivers a 10-foot-long petition demanding graduate workers be paid a living wage

GSEU SBU hand-delivers a 10-foot-long petition demanding graduate workers be paid a living wage

Maria Lynders October 5, 2021
The Graduate Student Employees Union (GSEU) at Stony Brook presented a petition to be paid a living wage to President Maurie McInnis on Sept. 30. The union is giving McInnis 10 days to formally respond or they “will be forced to induce a response by other means.”
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