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.
Stony Brook University is known for its success in recruiting and educating underrepresented minority undergraduate students. However, the increasing diversity in the student body is not mirrored by the faculty.
Budget problems are not solved overnight. Drastic measures have been and will continue to be taken, but efforts must be made to localize and reduce the damage so that the university can emerge minimally scathed.