2024 Joint Legislative Budget Hearing - Higher Education
February 8, 2024
9:30 a.m.
Hearing Room B, Legislative Office Building, Albany

Transcript Pending
John King, Jr.
Chancellor, State University of New York (SUNY)

Félix Matos Rodríguez
Chancellor, City University of New York (CUNY)

Supplemental Testimony

Dr. Guillermo Linares
President, New York State Higher Education Services Corporation

James Davis
President, Professional Staff Congress/CUNY Local 2334

Dr. Frederick Kowal
President, United University Professions (UUP)

Allen Williams
President, New York Community College Trustees

Andrew Sako
President, Faculty Federation of Erie Community College

James McCartney
Director, New York State University Police Lieutenants Benevolent Associations

Bradley Hershenson
Business Agent, Graduate Students Employees Union of the Communications Workers Union 1104

Donna Stelling-Gurnett
President, Association of Private Colleges (APC)

Jennifer Tassler, JD
Vice President of Government Relations and Strategic Affairs, New York State Academic Dental Center

Lola Brabham
President, Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU)

Supplemental testimony

Blair Horner
Executive Director, New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG)

Deidra Nesbeth
Director, Fostering Youth Success Alliance (FYSA)

Alexandria Sisti
Founding Member, District 1 Youth Advisory Board

Arturo Soto
Secretary, CUNY Coalition for Students with Disabilities (CCSD)

Marcy Ferdschneider, D.O.
Assistant Vice Principal, Columbia University

Samuel Rowser
Executive Director, On Point for College

Written Testimony
Adirondack Birth to Three

Adirondack Birth to Three at Adirondack Foundation

Asgaralli, Arif

Association for Program Administrators of CSTEP and STEP, Inc.

Climate and Resilience Education Task Force

Community Health Care Association of NYS

Community Service Society of NY

Community Service Society of NY '24

Council of Family and Child Caring Agencies

Empire Justice Center

Fostering Youth Success Alliance

Gurgui, Keith

Health and Education Alternatives for Teens Program

Interim University Dean CUNY

Lucken IV, Dr. Walter

National Organization for Rare Disorders

NY American College of Emergency Physicians

NYC Alliance Against Sexual Assault


NYS Camp Directors Association

NYS Financial Aid Administrators Association

NYS Society of Anesthesiologists


Onondaga Community College Student Government Association

Professional Staff Congress CUNY

Ramotar, Reveena

University Student Senate CUNY

Yacinthe, Cathelyne