April 24, 2017

Statement from SUNY Empire State College President Merodie A. Hancock

SUNY Chancellor-elect Kristina Johnson, Board of Trustees Chairman H. Carl McCall and SUNY Empire State College President Merodie Hancock.

SUNY Chancellor-elect Kristina Johnson, at left, and Board of Trustees Chairman H. Carl McCall, discuss individualized education at SUNY Empire with President Merodie Hancock, immediately after Johnson's appointment by the board.

“On behalf of the entire SUNY Empire State College community across the state, I welcome Chancellor Kristina Johnson to The State University of New York. 

“Chairman McCall, the Board of Trustees and the search committee have done an outstanding job in attracting such a brilliant mind to SUNY, whose proven ability to lead, educate and innovate will surely build on the achievements and legacy of Chancellor Zimpher’s eight-year tenure. 

“I look forward to collaborating with Chancellor Johnson to accelerate SUNY’s positive momentum in educating and graduating more students, advancing scholarship and research and expanding community service.”

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