ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Education issues are on the agenda in Albany as state Assembly lawmakers hold another in a series of public hearings on Gov. Andrew Cuomo's budget proposals.
Monday's hearing at the Legislative Office Building in downtown Albany is expected to include testimony from the chancellor of the City University of New York, Matthew Goldstein; state Education Commissioner John B. King Jr.; State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher, leaders of the teachers union and other officials.
This week, State University of New York Chancellor Nancy Zimpher delivered her third annual State of the University Address, highlighting the value of a college degree, and setting an aggressive agenda for the year ahead.
Host Alan Chartock is joined by Nancy Zimpher, Chancellor of the State University of New York system. They discuss the notion of “systemness,” the Research Foundation, whether campuses can be economic growth centers, and how SUNY hopes to train students for careers.
Host Alan Chartock is joined by Nancy Zimpher, Chancellor of the State University of New York system. They discuss campuses as engines of economic growth, budget cuts, and Zimpher’s relationship with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.