Stony Brook University was listed as one of the top 80 colleges and universities in this year’s U.S. News & World Report ranking. This is the highest ranking the university has received in its history.
The Trump administration, out of concern for national security, implemented measures shortening visas for Chinese graduate students looking to study aviation, robotics and advanced manufacturing from five years to one.
Stony Brook’s Undergraduate Student Government passed a resolution during their senate meeting on Monday March 1, outlining their discontent with the lack of transparency and collaboration between the campus administration and USG.
Two high level Stony Brook officials received $300,000 each in housing loans from The Stony Brook Foundation (SBF) that they were not required to pay back, according to a recent New York State Comptroller’s report.
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.