Eliot Spitzer made the rounds at one of SUNY Geneseo's newer additions: the
“If we do not invest in our universities, we will not attract the jobs that we want, we will not have the workforce that we depend upon, we will not have the vitality in our towns that we depend upon,” says Governor Spitzer.
Part of the plan is a $4-billion dollar endowment to fund SUNY colleges and universities. The endowment would be configured in such a way that money will grow, protected against the ravages of the current economic climate in
“And it will provide a new revenue source for hiring these 2000 new faculty at SUNY and CUNY,” says Christopher Dahl, president of SUNY Geneseo, “we need to go from good to great and I'm here to say today, to the Governor, and to everyone that Geneseo is ready to step up to the plate in going from good to great and going to become a flagship university for the State of New York.“
The number of college grads in the
“If the current trend continues, by 2018, we will be 19th in the world, that's a scary thought,” says Spitzer, “if we do not out-compete or out-perform everybody else in the rest of the world, then we will fail.”