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SUNY Plattsburgh College Council to Hear Budget Update

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (Nov. 25, 2009) - The SUNY Plattsburgh College Council will hold its regular December meeting Monday, Dec. 7 at 1 p.m. in Room 416, Sibley Hall where Vice President for Finance John Homburger will discuss the 2009-2010 college operating budget.

SUNY Plattsburgh faces significant budget cuts as a result of Gov. David Patterson?s proposed $90 million cut in funding to SUNY overall. Homburger will give council members an update on the budget and plans to close the deficit.

Anne Hansen, vice president for institutional advancement, will give council members an update on the Bright with Promise Campaign, which is approaching the $11 million mark on the way to a $15 million goal, and Provost Patricia Higgins and Director of Admissions Richard Higgins will present the Spring 2010 Admissions Report.

In addition, the council will select the 2010 Distinguished Service Award recipient, who will be presented the award at commencement in the spring.

The council will also commend outgoing board member and Student Association President Lindsey Lyons for her service to the council and hear council committee reports, among other agenda items.

In compliance with New York state?s Executive Order No. 3 to provide Internet access for all public meetings, the public can watch the live Webcast of the meeting, accessible at http://pointers.audiovideoweb.com/ asxfiles-live/va92winlive2386. asx .

The meeting is open to the public. Parking is available in the lot at the rear of Sibley Hall, accessible via George Angell Drive off Rugar Street.

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