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PSC Brings Heat On CUNY Trustees to Get More Aid From State

Posted 10/23/17

The Professional Staff Congress, the largest union representing City University of New York staff, urged the CUNY Board of Trustees Oct. 16 to use their ties to Governor Cuomo to convince him to sign a bill aimed at fully funding the city and state university systems.

A coalition known as CUNY Rising Alliance, which consists of 33 organizations including the PSC, District Council 37 and the Alliance for Quality Education, testified before the Board of Trustees at Baruch College to urge the Governor to pass an enhanced version of the Maintenance of Effort (MOE) bill. The legislation protects the level of funding received from the previous year at both CUNY and the State University of New York.

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