Stony Brook University issued a progress report on the university’s financial sustainability initiative through a campus-wide email on Nov. 10, updating the community on the efforts to identify long and short term opportunities to improve the university’s finances.
Dr. Deborah Birx, the United States Coronavirus Task Force Response Coordinator, visited Stony Brook University on Wednesday, Oct. 7 for roundtable discussions with students, faculty and hospital staff about the university’s response to COVID-19.
In an email to faculty and staff sent out on Aug. 12, President Maurie McInnis outlined the university’s major financial issues. She also touched on how the administration plans to combat the deficit caused by the COVID-19 crisis.
The Statesman livestreamed the event, which is currently posted on Facebook. Highlights from the conversation, edited for readability and clarity, are included below. A full transcript of the event is available here.
On Aug. 30, Interim President Michael Bernstein sat down for an interview with The Statesman along with University Media Relations Officer Lauren Sheprow to discuss the administrative changes that are happening at the university, the school budget and more.
The university will be loosening its hiring restrictions after “substantial progress” was made towards stabilizing the university budget, Interim President Michael Bernstein announced during a University Senate meeting on Monday, Sept. 9.
The Undergraduate Student Government (USG) Senate unanimously approved the constitution of the House of SHADE, an informational and education outreach organization for black and queer students at the university, at a senate meeting on Thursday night.