Members of the Stony Brook Graduate Student Employees Union hand-delivered a letter of grievances to the president’s office on April 21, gathering in the administration building at 1 p.m. for a grade-in to continue their Living Wage Campaign.
Paul Goldbart announced he is stepping down as executive vice president and provost, and will instead resume teaching physics as a faculty member at SBU, while also assuming a new position as special advisor for research through May 2022.
Stony Brook University was formally designated as a flagship public university of New York alongside the University at Buffalo by Gov. Kathy Hochul on Jan. 5. The announcement was made during Hochul’s first annual State of the State address.
In the email, McInnis announced that state graduate assistants and teaching assistants with an academic year obligation making less than $22,500 or with an annual obligation making less than $27,857 will be brought up to that level.
The Building and Construction Trades Council of Nassau and Suffolk Counties and affiliated unions greeted drivers on the morning of Nov. 2 at the south entrance of campus with several red-eyed inflatable rats and an open casket as they protested Niram Construction’s $37 million contract with the State University Construction Fund (SUCF).
President Maurie McInnis highlighted how SBU plans to handle concerns in the future, the school’s benefits of being young and her first semester on campus with a more familiar number of students in an exclusive interview with The Statesman.
The Graduate Student Employees Union (GSEU) at Stony Brook presented a petition to be paid a living wage to President Maurie McInnis on Sept. 30. The union is giving McInnis 10 days to formally respond or they “will be forced to induce a response by other means.”