On Saturday, Dec. 1, members of the Professional Staff Congress (PSC), elected officials, students and education advocates rallied outside of Gov. Kathy Hochul’s Midtown office to demand a change in the continued disinvestment in CUNY. The union’s president, James Davis, said about 2,600 new full-time faculty is needed. Students spoke of the disrepair they witness at their campuses, including elevators that barely function, limiting accessibility, leaks, and electric grid failure. City Comptroller Brad Lander said the CUNY system is a direct source of talent for the city, turning out public school teachers and a high number of nurses.

Read the full story by Crystal Lewis for The Chief-Leader, published December 4, 2023, here:,51549


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