CUNY USS held a news conference at City Hall Wednesday calling for increased investment in CUNY, a tuition freeze and a fair contract for CUNY faculty and staff. City Council Higher Education Chair Inez Barron was there, along with Brooklyn Borough Chair Eric Adams. PSC Treasurer Sharon Persinger spoke for the PSC, alongside students from USS and NYPIRG. Here’s a video. The event helped frame NY1’s coverage of the City Council budget hearing, which included a quote from this BMCC student.
World Socialist Website: City University of New York faculty protest for higher wages and defense of education
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