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Bernstein at the student media briefing on Dec. 4, 2019. GARY GHAYRAT/STATESMAN FILE

Provost Michael Bernstein to step down in October

Claudia Motley September 2, 2020
Stony Brook University’s former Interim President Michael Bernstein will step down as provost and senior vice president for Academic Affairs on Oct. 1. An interim provost will be announced in the near future.
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Bernstein at the student media briefing on Dec. 4, 2019. GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

Student media briefing got questions answered, but we are still being limited

Gabby Pardo December 8, 2019
I had the opportunity to attend a student media briefing with Interim President, Dr. Michael Bernstein on Wednesday, Dec. 4 with Editor in Chief of The Statesman, Gary Ghayrat and Assistant News Editor, Maya Brown. The briefing consisted of other campus media outlets along with The Statesman, and other members of Bernstein’s team, such as University Media Relations Officer, Lauren Sheprow.
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Provost Michael Bernstein COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Dr. Michael Bernstein named interim president of SBU

Maya Brown June 20, 2019
President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. announced that Dr. Michael Alan Bernstein has been appointed to serve as Interim President of Stony Brook University in a campus-wide email sent out this afternoon around 1:30 p.m.
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Stanley said Stony Brook is not considering any plans to rename Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium despite petition. 
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President Stanley to leave for Michigan State University

Maya Brown and Brianne Ledda May 28, 2019
President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. announced that he will be leaving Stony Brook at the end of July in a campuswide email sent out on Tuesday, May 28.
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Head Coach Geno Ford at a Stony Brook University Mens Basketball game.  COURTESY OF STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY

Geno Ford introduced as new head coach at press conference

Ethan Tam April 3, 2019
In front of a crowd packed with students, reporters, players and fans at Island Federal Credit Union Arena, Stony Brook Men’s Basketball new head coach, Geno Ford, held his introductory press conference on Tuesday, April 2.
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Editorial: USG should play by its own rules

The Editorial Board March 15, 2019
But for the better part of this academic year, USG’s most trusted elected officials have failed to fulfill some of the most basic responsibilities that their own policies require.
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President Samuel L. Stanley at the 2016 State of the University address. Wednesday he hosted a town hall meeting about diversity. JERROD WHITE/STATESMAN FILE

President Stanley speaks on Simon Award panel

Rebecca Liebson November 14, 2018
President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. traveled to Washington D.C. this week to accept the Senator Paul Simon Award for Campus Internationalization on behalf of Stony Brook University.
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SBU will eliminate $18 million debt by 2021, Provost Bernstein says

Samantha Robinson November 7, 2018
Provost Michael Bernstein announces plan to balance budget. This plan is aiming to stabilize the budget within the next three years.
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Stony Brook School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences shut down

Stony Brook School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences shut down

Joe McQueen October 14, 2018
Stony Brook announced that it would be shutting down the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences effective immediately.
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President Stanley during the State of the University Address on Wednesday, Oct. 3. GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

President Stanley talks graduation rates and sensitivity training at 2018 State of the University Address

Gary Ghayrat October 7, 2018
Stanley said the university will advocate for a fiscal solution, but won’t be able to solve everything on its own, and that issues around state allocation and potential tuition increase are “political issues” that requires political, governmental and state solutions.
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Campaign for Stony Brook fundraiser brings in $630.7 million

Gary Ghayrat September 9, 2018
Stony Brook University has raised $630.7 million through its “Campaign for Stony Brook” fundraiser over the past seven years, according to a release from late August. 
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The increased fee covers expenses in technology, transportation. JESUS PICHARDO/STATESMAN FILE

SUNY and President Stanley oppose removal of affirmative action guidelines

Gary Ghayrat July 21, 2018
The SUNY Board of Trustees said that it “resoundingly decries and opposes” the Trump administration’s removal of Obama-era school guidelines in a statement released on July 5.
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