S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
February 11, 2013
Introduced by Sens. RITCHIE, MAZIARZ -- read twice and ordered printed,
and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education
AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring the state
university of New York trustees to appoint a president for each state-
operated institution in the state university
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Paragraph g of subdivision 2 of section 355 of the educa-
tion law, as amended by chapter 552 of the laws of 1985, is amended to
read as follows:
g. To appoint the [head] PRESIDENT of each state-operated institution
in the state university upon the recommendation made to them by the
council of such institution in accordance with the rules and standards
established by the state university trustees; or if such recommendation
is not made or does not comply with such rules and standards, then to
make such appointment as is by them deemed necessary; to prescribe the
functions, powers, and duties of the [head] PRESIDENT of each such
institution; and to appoint or provide for the appointment of the
members of the instructional and administrative staffs, and such other
employees as may be necessary, at each state-operated institution upon
the recommendation of the [head] PRESIDENT thereof and prescribe or
provide for the prescription of their duties. ONE PRESIDENT SHALL BE
APPOINTED FOR EACH STATE-OPERATED INSTITUTION IN THE STATE UNIVERSITY.
NO INDIVIDUAL SHALL SERVE CONCURRENTLY AS PRESIDENT OF TWO OR MORE
STATE-OPERATED INSTITUTIONS IN THE STATE UNIVERSITY.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.