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The official banner for The State University of New York (SUNY). Jim Malatras was appointed as the fourteenth chancellor of the SUNY system on Aug. 21. PUBLIC DOMAIN

SUNY begins search for new chancellor

Jeremy Portnoy April 13, 2022
The State University of New York (SUNY) Board of Trustees announced on April 8 a 19-member committee that will lead the search for the next chancellor of the SUNY system, which includes multiple representatives with ties to Stony Brook University.
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Deborah F. Stanley, SUNY Oswego president, appointed SUNY interim chancellor

Niki Nassiri and Viola Flowers December 22, 2021
The State University of New York Board of Trustees announced on Dec. 20 that Deborah F. Stanley, president of SUNY at Oswego, will act as interim chancellor in place of Jim Malatras following his resignation. 
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SUNY Chancellor Malatras resigns amid growing pressure to step down

Niki Nassiri December 9, 2021
State University of New York Chancellor Jim Malatras resigned from his position on Dec. 9 amidst growing pressure after text messages revealed he berated a former aide who later accused former Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment. 
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Pressure builds on SUNY chancellor to resign

Maya Brown and Steven Keehner December 6, 2021
The SUNY Student Assembly executive board called on SUNY Chancellor Jim Malatras to resign in a press release on Dec. 3 after transcripts revealed vulgar statements directed at a former aide who accused former Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment.
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Survey results reveal lack of transparency from administration and general concern of campus conditions

Maya Brown October 6, 2021
The Statesman asked students to express their concerns and opinions about the University's current state, including administration, students and professors, for our “State of the University” special issue. About 84 students accepted the challenge, and the results are below.
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The mass vaccination site at Stony Brook University. As of March 23, 100,000 people have been vaccinated here. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Stony Brook University has administered over 100,000 vaccines

Alek Lewis March 26, 2021
Stony Brook University has administered 100,000 vaccinations in their state run point of distribution as of March 23.
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Students on campus must test negative before leaving for Thanksgiving break, SUNY Chancellor says

Brianne Ledda November 1, 2020
All students on SUNY campuses must test negative for COVID-19 within ten days before they leave for Thanksgiving break. SUNY campuses have until November 5 to submit a plan outlining their steps to close the fall semester. 
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Recent White House order could curb diversity and equity trainings at SBU

Maya Brown October 27, 2020
College campuses may have to halt diversity efforts and employee training in relation to the White House’s recent executive order against “divisive concepts” in federally funded programs.
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SUNY Chancellor discusses testing and transparency at SBU

Maya Brown September 26, 2020
State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor Jim Malatras announced that the SUNY system will be expanding its testing protocol among campuses at a press conference on Stony Brook University’s campus on Thursday, September 24.  
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Jim Malatras, Empire State College President and SUNY graduate, appointed as SUNY Chancellor

Alek Lewis August 30, 2020
Jim Malatras, president of Empire State College and former New York Director of State Operations, was appointed the fourteenth chancellor of the State University of New York (SUNY) public higher education system by the SUNY Board of Trustees on Aug. 21.
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