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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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President Samuel L. Stanley, Jr. gives his annual State of the University address on Wednesday, Sept. 27. GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

Letter to the Editor: Could the Stanley administration take a cue from a New England basketball coach?

Bryan Carroll October 11, 2017
For every million that Stony Brook spent, Stanley received $319.
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In the next five years, there will be an increase in tuition for all four State University of New York (SUNY) research universities, including Stony Brook University, by 30%.
(MANJU SHIVACHARAN / THE STATESMAN)

University Senate Faculty Survey shows low ratings

Desiree D'Iorio February 22, 2017
The University Senate’s 2016 Faculty Survey revealed low ratings for much of the university, including the College of Arts and Sciences and building maintenance.
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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, above, during a news conference at Stony Brook University on Feb. 18,
 2017. KRYSTEN MASSA/STATESMAN FILE

Stanley applauds Gov. Cuomo’s free tuition plan

Rebecca Liebson January 22, 2017
Under the proposed plan SUNY and CUNY students whose families make less than $125,000 per year will be eligible to receive free tuition.
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Former Tulane professor appointed new Stony Brook provost

Former Tulane professor appointed new Stony Brook provost

Michaela Kilgallen August 23, 2016
Michael A. Bernstein has been named the new provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at Stony Brook University.
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Dennis Assanis will step down as provost

Dennis Assanis will step down as provost

Arielle Martinez November 18, 2015
Dennis Assanis will step down from his positions at Stony Brook University to become the next president of the University of Delaware, both universities announced Wednesday.
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SBU opens Institute for Advanced Computational Science

SBU opens Institute for Advanced Computational Science

Kelly Saberi September 23, 2015
Stony Brook University unveiled the new Institute for Advanced Computational Science on Friday, Sept. 18.
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University enters contract with Island Federal Credit Union

Arielle Martinez October 28, 2014
Stony Brook University has entered a ten-year with Island Federal Credit Union that will give the credit union title sponsorship for the Stony Brook Arena and the Stony Brook Film Festival.
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The Harlem Globetrotters were the first team to perform in the new, state-of-the-art Stony Brook Arena on Saturday, Oct. 4. (HANAA TAMEEZ / THE STATESMAN)

New arena shines bright in debut as Globetrotters visit Stony Brook

David Vertsberger October 8, 2014
The new Stony Brook Arena was finally unveiled to the public on Friday morning, Oct. 3, 2014. The following day, the Harlem Globetrotters came to town and officially opened the arena.
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Art by JeriAnne Vestuto

Proposed tobacco ban impractical and unreasonable

Joseph Konig October 2, 2014
President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. announced recently that he is in the extremely preliminary stages of banning tobacco products from all Stony Brook properties.
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The problem with banning tobacco at SBU

Joseph Konig September 30, 2014
As a white male who went to public school in New York, I would be remiss if I claimed to have never tried various tobacco products.
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State of the University Address looks toward future of university

Christopher Leelum September 18, 2014
In his annual presentation to the campus community, President Stanley looked back on the university’s success, but also highlighted the challenging road ahead in his State of the University Address.
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