Sunday, June 18, 2017

SUNY Chancellor: Trump Budget Would Be 'Devastating' - KAREN DEWITT , WHSU

The outgoing chancellor of New York’s state university system said President Donald Trump’s budget, if enacted, would seriously hamper the chances for many of New York’s young people to attend college. SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher said cuts to programs that help disadvantaged high school students gain the opportunity to attend college, as well as reductions to federal college aid and cuts to medical research, including cancer research, would have a huge negative impact on New York’s colleges. “It would have a devastating effect on access,” Zimpher said. Zimpher spoke to public radio and television as she ends an eight-year term as the head of one the nation’s largest university systems next month. http://wshu.org/post/suny-chancellor-trump-budget-would-be-devastating#stream/0

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