CUNY students demonstrate against proposed tuition hike
The City University of New York is the nation’s largest urban university with close to 243,000 degree-seeking students. To many, it can be the gateway to the middle class. However,…
Over 100 CUNY department chairs sign letter blasting university’s handling of financial crisis
The City University of New York professors are furious with the public university system’s handling of its financial crisis — and warning that the “micromanaging” hiring procedures will cost it…
CUNY faculty urge investment in public higher education
After making major investments in New York City’s public higher education institutions in 2022, Gov. Kathy Hochul’s budget proposal in 2023 leaves the CUNY system underfunded and unprepared to serve…
Letter from James Davis on Moving Retirees to Medicare Advantage and Eliminating Senior Care
(Click here to read the latest on what is happening to our healthcare) March 16, 2023 To: All PSC members and retirees From: James Davis, PSC President Subject: Senior Care…
PSC Statement on CUNY Funding in the NYS Senate & Assembly One House Resolutions for FY 2024
“We commend the Senate and Assembly for endorsing substantial increases in operational funding and capital investment for CUNY in their one-house budgets. The Legislature’s commitment to revitalizing public higher education…
Board of Trustees Brooklyn Borough Hearing
March 20, 2023 · 4:30 pm
Legislation Committee Meeting
March 21, 2023 · 6:30 pm — 8:00 pm
Phone Hearing on NYC Medicare Advantage Contract
March 21, 2023 · 10:00 am — 1:00 pm
Special Retiree Chapter Meeting
March 27, 2023 · 1:00 pm — 3:00 pm
Please send the New Deal for Higher Education letter to legislators right now!
NYSUT, the PSC’s statewide union affiliate, has taken up our New Deal campaign, and generalized it to both CUNY and SUNY. They are calling for $4.7 billion in new investment for both university systems. This is another sign that our campaign has power and another opportunity to show Albany that there is broad support for fully funded public higher education.
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