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The Undergraduate Admissions office located in the Administrations building on Stony Brook Campus. BRITTNEY DIETZ/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook desperately needs to improve course selection

Vinod Kripalani September 24, 2023
Throughout my time at Stony Brook, I’ve strived to achieve academic success and have enjoyed my experiences. However, one issue has continued to pester me each time I plan my class schedule in anticipation for the upcoming semester: course selection.
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Presidential Search Committee outlines expectations for incoming president

Brianne Ledda October 24, 2019
The Presidential Search Commitee detailed in a position profile their expectations for the next Stony Brook University president.
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Interim President Bernstein talks finance and future at Stony Brook University

Interim President Bernstein talks finance and future at Stony Brook University

Gary Ghayrat September 24, 2019
On Aug. 30, Interim President Michael Bernstein sat down for an interview with The Statesman along with University Media Relations Officer Lauren Sheprow to discuss the administrative changes that are happening at the university, the school budget and more.
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President Samuel L. Stanley speaking at his farewell reception. Stony Brook held the reception on June 25, 2019. SAMANTHA ROBINSON/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook says farewell to President Stanley

Samantha Robinson June 30, 2019
Stony Brook University hosted a farewell reception for President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. on Tuesday, June 25. Stanley, who announced his departure from the university on Tuesday, May 28, will be assuming the position of President at Michigan State University in August.
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Discussing the fate of Stony Brook’s financial and academic future

David McKinnon June 18, 2019
From the perspectives of many long-serving faculty, the primary cause of the chronic financial problems within the university is quite clear: incentives for upper management are poorly aligned with the long-term best interests of the institution and have been for some time.
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Stony Brook is not the 80th-best college in the country

Stony Brook is not the 80th-best college in the country

Mike Adams September 20, 2018
Failing to point out the school’s problems is the same as claiming they don’t exist, and sweeping Stony Brook’s problems under the rug puts a whole new class of high school seniors in a position to be blindsided should they choose to come to the so-called 80th-best college in the country.
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The increased fee covers expenses in technology, transportation. JESUS PICHARDO/STATESMAN FILE

Don’t sacrifice the university for the budget

Andrew Goldstein March 4, 2018
Budget problems are not solved overnight. Drastic measures have been and will continue to be taken, but efforts must be made to localize and reduce the damage so that the university can emerge minimally scathed.
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Part of Stony Brook Universitys main campus. DIANNA ROMAN/STATESMAN FILE

Stony Brook enacts hiring freeze to help balance budget

Rebecca Liebson March 1, 2018
Stony Brook University is implementing a hiring freeze to help mitigate an $18 million budget shortfall, President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. announced on Thursday.
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