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Thank you for the tremendous support we received this year! Listed below are the some of the important aspects of the 2016-2017 enacted New York State budget:

 

  • An increase of $21.3 million to Senior Colleges
  • An increase of $17.3 million for community colleges
  • The proposed funding shift of $485 million to New York City did not happen
  • Collective bargaining costs were NOT included
  • A renewal of the 5 year predictable tuition policy was NOT included.
  • An increase of 4,7 million to SEEK and $225,000 for College Discovery
  • An additional $9.3 million in community college base aid
  • ASAP and childcare were restored to 2016 levels.
  • An additional $143 million for critical maintenance at the Senior Colleges and $61.6 for the community colleges to match funding from the City.
  • An additional $55 million for the CUNY 2020 Challenge Grant Program

You may view the full budget analysis in the documents below.

2016-2017 Enacted Budget Analysis

 

Open Letter from CUNY College Foundation Leaders in New York Times

Open Letter from CUNY College Foundation Leaders in Daily News

Open Letter from CUNY College Foundation Leaders in New York Post

 


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