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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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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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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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SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson resigns to become president of Ohio State

Alek Lewis June 3, 2020
SUNY Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson is resigning to become president of The Ohio State University, according to a press release by the SUNY Board of Trustees on June 3.
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Justine Josue, former USG Vice President of Communications resigned. STATESMAN FILE

USG elections postponed until next year

Maya Brown and Brianne Ledda March 31, 2020
Campus student governments must reschedule their elections between Sept. 8 and Sept. 20, according to the Election Postponement Policy.
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The outside of the administration building after campus has shut down. RABIA GURSOY/THE STATESMAN

SUNY Student Assembly updates students on policies

Ethan Tam March 20, 2020
The State University of New York (SUNY) Student Assembly held a conference call on March 18 to update students on the COVID-19 pandemic as public schools across the state, including Stony Brook University, have taken initiatives in an attempt to stop the spread of the virus.
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The official logo of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). The NAACP Image Awards are on Feb. 29 in the SAC Ballroom A at 7 pm. PUBLIC DOMAIN

NAACP image award nominees talk nominations and Black History Month

Alek Lewis February 23, 2020
The Statesman contacted some of the students and organizations nominated for the awards to ask various questions about their nominations, their campus involvement and Black History Month.
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Jack Littman, above, brought up his resolution to support procurement policy reformation towards verifiably conflict-free products. MANJU SHIVACHARAN / THE STATESMAN

USG gives floor to online learning and support to product reformation

Christopher Leelum April 6, 2015
MOOCs and the Democratic Republic of Congo were the highlights of the USG Senate meeting on Thursday, April 2.
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Vice President of Clubs and Organizations Kimberly Pacia specified the deadline for club funding applications. (MANJU SHIVACHARAN / THE STATESMAN)

Campus Briefing: USG passes eight club budgets and two revisions before deadline

Arielle Martinez October 7, 2014
Undergraduate Student Government senate approved Special Services Council budgets for eight on-campus organizations and budget revisions for two other organizations at its meeting Thursday evening.
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Support from administration fuels activist groups on campus

Keith Olsen November 12, 2013
However surprising it might be to the current students of Stony Brook University, our campus was once such an active base of operations for left-leaning political causes that many considered it the “Berkeley of the East.” After the end of the Vietnam War and the demonization of liberal ideals that came with Carter’s defeat, the political activity at the university quickly lost this identity. While liberal causes have continued to have a fairly muted presence on campus, the new drive toward allowing males who have had sex with other males to donate blood calls back to years past when students truly cared enough to change the world.
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