SUNY Student Assembly Passes $5K Resolution, Depite Opposition from Governor Cuomo

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Reynald Muniz III at Student Assembly Reynaldo Muniz III at Student Assembly

Despite the reported opposition from New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo, the resolution supporting a $5,000 minimum starting salary per course for adjuncts was debated and passed April 4 by the statewide SUNY Student Assembly, which represents some 463,000 students.

The following report is by James DeArce, an adjunct teaching sociology at SUNY New Paltz, who is also a nursing student and Student Trustee Member of the Board of Trustees at SUNY Ulster County Community College:

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