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Financial Stability Plan


Setting our Plan Into Motion

When the Plattsburgh Normal and Training School first opened its doors in 1890 enrolling a handful of teacher education students, no one could have imagined that 125 years later the seed that was planted would blossom into the vibrant community of teaching and learning that we have today. Our success has not been an accident; it has resulted from good decisions made by our predecessors working together as a community and committed to a set of shared values.  

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Overview of our Financial Stability Plan

  • History of the Plan

    In our history as a community, we have faced periods of significant challenge. In 1929, the Plattsburgh Normal School for Teaching main building burned to the ground. Surveying the damage caused by such a devastating loss could have caused them to lose hope and abandon the institution as a lost cause. But, we stand here today as a proud comprehensive college within the SUNY System because they did not shy away from the challenge.

Guiding Principles

As the College takes steps to ensure a strong future, the budget reduction decisions we make will be aligned with our values and rooted in these guiding principles:

Share Your Ideas

Members of our campus community are encouraged to share their ideas for costs savings and revenue generation

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