SUNY Board of Trustees approves new chief for Stony Brook

ALBANY — The Condition University of New York’s Board of Trustees signed off Thursday on providing SUNY Stony Brook’s new president a $695,000 income.

Dr. Maurie McInnis, at the moment vice president and provost at the University of Texas at Austin, will start July 1.

Her predecessor Samuel Stanley Jr. stepped down in July 2019, leaving at the rear of a $729,453 wage.

“SUNY is really aggressive and price powerful when as opposed with any state method of community greater training. Our pupils, faculty, and encompassing communities demand superb leaders who include to a prime rated educational experience, and give complete health care care and sources for the communities we serve,” explained SUNY spokeswoman Holly Liapis, defending the income.

McInnis manufactured $523,000 at the College of Texas, in accordance to 2019 income facts from that point out posted by the Texas Tribune.

SUNY officials usually rank among the the finest compensated on the state’s payrolls.

Portions of Stony Brook’s campus are currently being transformed into crisis hospital room to aid address coronavirus clients, which forced officials to boot pupils out of their dorms for the remainder of the spring semester.

It is element of Cuomo’s plan to improve the state’s healthcare facility bed capacity from 53,000 to 110,000 beds as the statewide illness count continues to rise.