Stony Brook University hosted a farewell reception for President Samuel L. Stanley Jr. on Tuesday, June 25. Stanley, who announced his departure from the university on Tuesday, May 28, will be assuming the position of President at Michigan State University in August.
There’s been a lot of doom and gloom about the death of humanities in colleges over the last couple of years. Obviously, Stony Brook is no exception to the trend, but things are about to get a lot worse in the history department.
Stony Brook students and adjuncts rally to save adjunct jobs in the university’s Writing and Rhetoric program on Wednesday, Nov. 15. Due to a budget deficit of $35 million, nearly half of the program’s adjuncts have been let go and will not return for the Spring 2018 semester.