Stony Brook University’s almost 2,000 faculty members returned to campus this semester with all the back-to-school teaching essentials: lesson plans, books and masks. For those returning, this transition has generated an array of feelings.
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.
Stony Brook President Maurie McInnis appointed Justin Fincher as vice president of advancement and executive director of the Stony Brook Foundation after a year-long national search, according to a letter from her office on June 8.
Over 200 people attended “Breaking Silence: A Public Forum on Anti-Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Racism” over Zoom on May 5, prompted by the national conversations around the increase in hate incidents against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
A group of employees of the State University of New York (SUNY) wants their retirement fund to pull their investments from industries and companies damaging to the environment and contributing to climate change.