State University of New York is an educational and research institution. The university includes University Centers, Doctoral Degree Institutions, University Colleges, Technology Colleges, and Community Colleges. State University of New York has an enrollment of about 370,000 students spread throughout 64 campus locations. The University was founded in 1816 and is based in Albany, New York.
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State University of New York Appoints Alexander N. Cartwright as Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor, Effective on or about September 18, 2014
Jul 31 14
The State University of New York Board of Trustees announced the appointment of Alexander N. Cartwright as provost and executive vice chancellor of SUNY. Dr. Cartwright is the current vice president for research and economic development at the University at Buffalo. Dr. Cartwright's appointment, which is effective on or about September 18, 2014. Dr. Cartwright is the vice president for Research & Economic Development and professor of Electrical Engineering and adjunct professor of Physics at the University at Buffalo.
SUNY to Shut Down Long Island College Hospital
May 20 14
The State University of New York is starting to shut down Long Island College Hospital. For more than a year SUNY has been exploring options for selling or shutting the money losing Brooklyn hospital. SUNY Downstate Medical Center has been losing tens of millions of dollars at LICH per year for years. SUNY is currently in discussions with the Peebles Corporation for it to possibly purchase LICH and adapt it into a different sort of medical facility. SUNY had stopped accepting ambulances at its emergency department on May 15. It also announced that all other hospital services would stop on May 22. The closure is mandated by a court order and is in accordance with New York State Department of Health regulations, said Ronald Najman, SUNY director of communications and special projects.
State University of New York and Research Foundation Announces Membership in University-Industry Demonstration Partnership
Oct 8 13
The State University of New York and The Research Foundation for SUNY (RF) announced their membership in the University-Industry Demonstration Partnership (UIDP), a national organization of universities and companies who seek to build stronger working relationships. As a UIDP Leadership Circle member, the RF retains a seat on the UIDP board, which will be held by Dr. Tim Killeen, RF president and SUNY vice chancellor for research. Convened by the National Academies, the UIDP represents stakeholders in university-industry relations nationally and engages with government interests and foundations such as the National Science Foundation and the Kauffman Foundation. Industry members from New York include General Electric, IBM, and BASF. SUNY joins higher education members including Cornell University, University of Rochester, RPI, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Syracuse University. With this membership, SUNY campus representatives will be able to take advantage of UIDP benefits such as: regular meetings that offer networking opportunities and collaborative discussions; webinars on such topics as funding trends, successful partnerships, and federal agency initiatives; and participation in working groups that focus on clinical trials, the impact of federal flow-down clauses on universities, and issues affecting sponsored research agreements in general, example, background intellectual property, export controls, copyrights, and software.