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NYSUT Lobby Day 2015

NYSUT Executive VP Pallotta’s Testimony

The full testimony of Andrew Pallotta, Executive Vice President, NYSUT, to the Senate Finance Committee Chair, John DeFrancisco and the Assembly Ways and Means Committee Chair, Herman D.Farrell, Jr. on the Proposed 2015-2016 Executive Budget for Higher Education, February 10, 2015: . . . . This testimony includes: . . SUNY and CUNY Four-Year […]

BOT Meeting Updates

CONGRATULATIONS  TO OUR COLLEAGUES WHO WERE AWARDED SABBATICALS FOR THE 2015-2016 ACADEMIC YEAR   Nancy Barker                                  Barbara Barnard                     Paula Wheeler Carlo                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Wendy Eisner                                Eileen Engelke Louis Gioia                                         Holly Giordano                       Jason Gorman                                                    Stephan Ogumah                               Christina Rau Norman Spencer                                 Joyce Stern                              Peiran Teng                                      Caitlin […]

NYSUT Talking Points

Public Higher Education Quality Initiative New York State’s system of public higher education-the largest in the nation-is the essential path to economic opportunity and equality for our students. Yet, SUNY and CUNY have suffered close to $2 billion in cuts over the last six years, driving up tuition, imperiling opportunities for students and threatening quality […]

Congratulations NYS Assembly Speaker Heastie

Message from NYSUT President Karen Magee

Sisters and brothers: Gov. Cuomo has declared war on teachers and public education … and every student, parent and educator is threatened by his attacks. He wants to: · gut collective bargaining and due process rights · hold school funds hostage to his threats · deny college students access and opportunity and · more than […]

NYSUT Member Appreciation Month

February is Member Appreciation Month! Don’t forget that NYSUT Member Benefits is teaming up with its endorsed program providers for a special month-long event in February 2015. Member Appreciation Month will feature a special prize drawing each day of the month in February, including a Bose Wave Radio, iPad Mini, several Amazon Kindles, and a […]

NYSUT’s Take Action Tuesdays

NYSUT Members Membership mobilization and keeping everyone informed as we move forward in our fight against the governor will be a challenge.  In an effort to work through this together as one unified union, we need your help. In an effort to both mobilize our members and keep them informed, I am proud to announce, […]


The dysfunction that exists within our administration does not end at the gates of Nassau Community College. If you follow the breadcrumbs, you will find the trail leads to the County Legislature, State Legislature, SUNY and the Governor. Beyond those boundaries, there lies much more, but not for this post. We heard the State of […]

NYSUT President Karen Magee on Gov. Cuomo