On December 11, 2012 PSC President Barbara Bowen and Vice Chancellor for Research Gillian Small wrote to CUNY faculty announcing that the deadline for applications for PSC-CUNY research awards had been extended to January 9, 2013:
In response to the many inquiries we have had from faculty whose professional as well as personal lives were turned upside down by Superstorm Sandy, we have extended the deadline for applications for PSC-CUNY Research Awards to January 9, 2013. Applications must be submitted electronically by midnight on Wednesday, January 9, 2013. The new deadline applies to all applicants, regardless of whether the storm had a direct effect on your work.
We encourage applicants whose lives were not disrupted by Sandy, however, to submit their applications by the original deadline of December 15, 2012. Doing so will allow the selection panels to begin their time-consuming work of submitting each application to careful review. For more information about the PSC-CUNY Research Awards, please consult the CUNY Research Foundation website and Article 25 of the collective bargaining agreement.
We wish all applicants well with their submissions, and extend our best wishes especially to those who lost irreplaceable notes and research in the storm. We hope that the extension to January 9, 2013 gives all applicants a fair opportunity to receive support for their research and creative work.