senate Bill S4873A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Directs the board of trustees of the state university of New York and the city university of New York to report on the current composition of faculty at four year campuses and community colleges

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 22, 2020 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 21, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 15, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 14, 2020 1st report cal.130
Jan 08, 2020 referred to higher education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 03, 2019 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 07, 2019 amended on third reading 4873a
May 06, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2019 1st report cal.478
Mar 28, 2019 referred to higher education

Votes

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Jan 14, 2020 - Higher Education committee Vote

S4873A
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0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: Jan 14, 2020

excused (1)

Apr 30, 2019 - Higher Education committee Vote

S4873
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Apr 30, 2019

aye wr (1)

S4873 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4363
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6299, A10995
2021-2022: S4214, A9755

S4873 - Summary

Directs the board of trustees of the state university of New York and the city university of New York to report on the current composition of faculty at four year campuses and community colleges.

S4873 - Sponsor Memo

S4873 - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4873

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 28, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT in relation to directing the  board  of  trustees  of  the  state
  university  of  New York and the city university of New York to report
  on the current composition of faculty and academic advisors  at  four-
  year campuses and community colleges

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Legislative intent. The Legislature hereby  recognizes  the
importance of faculty and academic advisors employed at our public high-
er  education  institutions  and the impact they have on on-time student
degree completion. The recent enactment  of  the  Excelsior  Scholarship
Program  has  the  potential to increase total student enrollment at the
state university of New York and the city university of New York  commu-
nity  colleges  and  four-year  campuses.  As we prepare for students to
apply for and enroll in our public higher education  institutions  under
the  Excelsior Scholarship Program, it is necessary for CUNY and SUNY to
take inventory of their current faculty and academic  advisors  and  the
potential  need  for additional faculty and staff. The primary objective
of the Excelsior Scholarship Program is to ensure that students do grad-
uate within two years with an associate's degree, and within four  years
with  a  baccalaureate  degree.  As  students attempt to meet the thirty
credits per year threshold of such  program  and  the  requirements  for
their  majors,  it  is necessary to provide adequate numbers of faculty,
academic advisors and courses to meet students' needs.
  § 2. The board of trustees of the state university of New York and the
city university of New York shall  issue  a  report  on  or  before  one
hundred eighty days after this act shall have become a law detailing the
current  composition  of faculty and academic advisors at both four-year
campuses and community colleges. Such report shall not include employees
of the research foundations of the state university of New York  or  the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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S4873A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4363
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S6299, A10995
2021-2022: S4214, A9755

S4873A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the board of trustees of the state university of New York and the city university of New York to report on the current composition of faculty at four year campuses and community colleges.

S4873A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4873A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4873--A
    Cal. No. 478

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 28, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Higher  Education  --
  reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
  report, ordered to a third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  in  relation  to  directing  the board of trustees of the state
  university of New York and the city university of New York  to  report
  on  the  current composition of faculty and academic advisors at four-
  year campuses and community colleges

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Legislative intent. The Legislature hereby recognizes the
importance of faculty and academic advisors employed at our public high-
er education institutions and the impact they have  on  on-time  student
degree  completion.  The  recent  enactment of the Excelsior Scholarship
Program has the potential to increase total student  enrollment  at  the
state  university of New York and the city university of New York commu-
nity colleges and four-year campuses. As  we  prepare  for  students  to
apply  for  and enroll in our public higher education institutions under
the Excelsior Scholarship Program, it is necessary for CUNY and SUNY  to
take  inventory  of  their current faculty and academic advisors and the
potential need for additional faculty and staff. The  primary  objective
of the Excelsior Scholarship Program is to ensure that students do grad-
uate  within two years with an associate's degree, and within four years
with a baccalaureate degree. As students  attempt  to  meet  the  thirty
credits  per  year  threshold  of  such program and the requirements for
their majors, it is necessary to provide adequate  numbers  of  faculty,
academic advisors and courses to meet students' needs.
  § 2. The board of trustees of the state university of New York and the
city  university  of  New  York  shall  issue  a report on or before one
hundred eighty days after this act shall have become a law detailing the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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