Increasing student access, reducing student debt through college ratings system proposed at the nation’s most comprehensive public university system.
On a historic trip to New York last week that marked the third and fourth SUNY campus visited, President Obama announced an effort he calls “Making College More Affordable” in order to strengthen the middle class. The aim of this approach will be to hold colleges responsible for student performance and tying that, among other metrics, to financial aid distributed to students in the future.
SUNY Chancellor Zimpher was excited, but not surprised, for the two Presidential SUNY stops. “In partnership with Governor Cuomo, we have enacted a series of proactive policies that have positioned SUNY to remain one of the most affordable and quality higher education options in the United States,” she said.