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CJA's August 19, 2020 e-mails to the Press --
& their subsequent reporting

The below e-mails each forwarded CJA's August 19th e-mail to SUNY's Board of Trustees' three shared-governance presidents: (1) of the Faculty Senate, (2) of the Community Council of Community Colleges, & (3) of the Student Assembly


Albany Times Union & New York Post -- & here
"ALERT: Backstory to your Aug 17th & 18th articles on the meetings
of the SUNY Board of Trustees to appoint Malatras as chancellor

Albany Legislative Correspondents Association --
re-sent to Chalkbeat; re-sent to Karen DeWitt
"Backstory to the SUNY Board of Trustees' closed-door meetings, since Monday, to appoint James Malatras as SUNY's new chancellor"

New York Times

New York Daily News


Buffalo News

Gotham Gazette & City Limits (& here)

The City

City & State (Aug 20, 2020)

Brian Lehrer Show -- WNYC.org

WAMC.org & Legislative Gazette

Subsequent Press Reporting by the Above Recipients 

August 21, 2020
"Malatras named SUNY chancellor as faculty votes no confidence in the board"
Albany Times Union

August 21, 2020
"Gov. Cuomo's right-hand man appointed SUNY chancellor"
NY Post (Bernadette Hogan, Nolan Hicks)

"Jim Malatras, close Cuomo ally, named new SUNY chancellor"
Daily News (Dennis Slattery)

August 21, 2020
"SUNY appoints Malatras as chancellor"
Politico (Nick Niedzwiedeck)

August 21, 2020

"Jim Malatras named SUNY chancellor"
Democrat & Chronicle (Joseph Spector)

August 21, 2020
"Malatras, Close Cuomo Ally, Tapped To Lead SUNY"

"SUNY Board picks new chancello: James Malatras"
WMHT-NCPR (Dan Clark)

"SUNY Board of Trustees names new chancellor"
WNYT.com -- channel 13

CJA's August 24, 2020 e-mail
to Emma Whitford/Higher Ed.com
"Your today's article -- and your Aug. 21st article -- on the SUNY Board of Trustees'
appointment of Malatras to be SUNY chancellor"



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August 21, 2020
"Governor's Advisor Lined Up to Lead SUNY"
Inside Higher Ed (Emma Whitford)

August 21, 2020
"NYSUT congraulates Jim Malatras on appointment as SUNY chancellor"
Urban CNY

August 22, 2020
"This was no way to select a SUNY chancellor"
Daily Gazette  (editorial)

August 24, 2020
"Cuomo Advisor Malatras Voted In as SUNY Chancellor"
Inside Higher Ed (Emma Whitford)

August 25, 2020
"Lawmakers denounce SUNY chancellor appointment"
Daily Gazette (Zachary Mattson)

August 25, 2020
"Former top Cuomo aide appointed SUNY chancellor by Board of Trustees"
Rome Sentinel (AP)

August 25, 2020
"UUP President Hopes New SUNY President Will Be a Partner"
Spectrum News (Susan Arbetter)

August 26, 2020
"Tapping Jim Malatras to lead SUNY, NY shows how not to hire a leader"
Journal News (Nicholas Tampio)

August 28, 2020
"SUNY Needed a Chancellor, Not a Lengthy Search for One"
Barrons (Stanley Litow)

August 30, 2020
"Cuomo aide picked to run SUNY draws both criticism and optimism"
Newsday (Mike Gormley)

September 14, 2020
"Teacher's pet: Can SUNY's right-hand man save SUNY?"
City & State (Zach Williams)


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Aug 21, 2020 Resolution:
 "Vote of No Confidence in Politically Appointed Members of SUNY Board of Trustees"
from the Executive Committees of the Faculty Senate
& Faculty Council of Community Colleges

"WHEREAS the politically appointed members of the Board of Trustees have condoned the unilateral appointment of a Chancellor, acting in a manner that disregards norms, practices and traditions in higher education;

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that SUNY FCCC, SUNY SA, and SUNY UFS express no confidence in the politically appointed members of the SUNY Board of Trustees who voted in favor of the appointment of a new chancellor on August 21, 2020, given their action regarding the appointment of the 14th chancellor without conducting a search that meets standards of shared governance and effective leadership of our University System."







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