SUNY Chancellor: Trump budget would be "devastating"
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Matt Ryan, New York Now
The outgoing Chancellor of the State University system, says President Trump’s budget if it were to be enacted, would seriously hamper the chances for many of New York’s young people to attend college.
SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher says cuts to programs that help disadvantaged high school students gain the opportunity to attend college, as well as reductions to federal college aid, and cuts to medical research, including cancer research, would have a huge negative impact on New York’s colleges.
“It would have a devastating effect on access,” Zimpher said.
Zimpher spoke to public radio and television as she ends an eight-year term as the head of one the nation’s largest university systems next month.