Joint Legislative Budget Hearing - Higher Education
Feb 7, 2022
11:00 a.m.
https://www.nysenate.gov/events
https://www.nyassembly.gov/av/live/

Transcript

Testimony
Deborah Stanley
Interim Chancellor, State University of New York

Félix V. Matos Rodríguez
Chancellor, City University of New York

Betty A. Rosa
Commissioner, New York State Education Department

Dr. Guillermo Linares
President, New York State Higher Education Services Corporation

James Davis
President, Professional Staff Congress – CUNY

Andrew Sako
President of the Faculty Federation of Erie Community College, New York State United Teachers (NYSUT)

Christopher Lacosse
Director, University Police Officers

Donna Stelling Gurnett
President, Association of Proprietary Colleges

Michael Molina # 1
President, Association for Program Administrators of CSTEP & STEP Programs (APACS, Inc.)

Michael Molina # 2
President, Association for Program Administrators of CSTEP & STEP Programs (APACS, Inc.)

Michael Molina # 3
President, Association for Program Administrators of CSTEP & STEP Programs (APACS, Inc.)

Lola W. Brabham
President, Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU)

Samuel Rowser
Executive Director, On Point for College

Sadiya Hoque # 1
Chairperson of the Board, New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG)

Sadiya Hoque #2
Chairperson of the Board, New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG)

Winston Berkman-Breen
Policy Counsel and Deputy Advocacy Director, Student Borrower Protection Center

Carolina Rodriguez
Co-Chair, Student Loan Workgroup, New Yorkers for Responsible Lending

Anna Anderson
Supervising Attorney, Legal Assistance of Western New York

Bradley Hershenson
President, SUNY Student Assembly

Tydie Abreu
Policy Analyst, Hispanic Federation

Max Kenner
Executive Director, Bard Prison Initiative

Tawana Williams
MHS, Fortune Society

Romarilyn Ralston
Executive Director, College and Community Fellowship

Dia N. Bryant
Executive Director, The Education Trust – New York

Sean Pica
Executive Director, Hudson Link for Higher Education in Prison

Deidra Nesbeth
Director, Fostering Youth Success Alliance

Written Testimony
The League of Women Voters of New York State

Adam Bloom
Alumni, Bard Prison Initiative, Support of Restoring TAP Funding to Incarcerated Individuals

Alexander Mitchell
Mentor and Advocate for Community Connections for Youth

Dyjuan Tatro
Senior Government Affairs Officer & Alumnus, Support of Restoring TAP Funding to Incarcerated Individuals

Chardin Cadet
Youth Development Specialist, ACS, Support of Restoring TAP Funding to Incarcerated Individuals

Community Health Care Association of New York State

Lennyn Jacob
Chairperson, CUNY Coalition for Students with Disabilities (CCSD)

Elaine Daly
Repealing Paragraph Subdivision b(i-v) and 6(d) of Education Law

Jayne Bigelsen
Vice President of Advocacy at Covenant House New York (CHNY)

Kirsten E. Keefe
Senior Staff Attorney, Empire Justice Center

Eric Curatolo
BPI Alumnus '18, Support of Restoring TAP Funding to Incarcerated Individuals

Emilio Tavarez
Director of Policy, Research and Advocacy, Hunger Free America

Antria Blue, TAP

Jeffrey Fineout
BPI alum and TAP Advocacy Fellow, Support of Restoring TAP Funding to Incarcerated Individuals

Vincent Alu
Field Representative of GNY LECET & Executive Board Member of Laborers Local 66

James Kim
BPI Alumnus, Lead Tutor & Student Recruitment Specialist at BPI Microcollege, Support of Restoring TAP Funding to Incarcerated Individuals

Krystal Thomas
Reentry Advocate and BPI Alum, Support of Restoring TAP Funding to Incarcerated Individuals

Richard Gallo
Karin Carreau
Government Relations Advocated, New York State Psychiatric Association, Inc

Carole Eady
Repealing Paragraph Subdivision b(1-v) and 6(d) of Education Law

Rodney Spivey-Jones
Author & Alumnus, BPI, Support of Restoring TAP Funding to Incarcerated Individuals

Leishia B. Smallwood, MPA
Director, NYS Area Health Education Center (AHEC) System

Barbara Kapetanakes, PsyD
President, New York State Psychological Association

Stacy Burnett
Repealing Paragraph Subdivision b(1-v) and 6(d) of Education Law

Daniel C. Levler
President, Suffolk County Association of Municipal Employees

Yaleza Fernandez
Junior at Binghamton University, Support Hunger Free Campus Bill