Stony Brook University held its first interviews for the incoming president last week. Isaacson, Miller — the firm hired to oversee the university’s presidential search — selected a number of candidates for the presidential search committee to hold “airport interviews” with.
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.
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.