September 14, 2018

Statement on SUNY Chancellor Johnson’s Inauguration from Officer in Charge Mitchell S. Nesler

(SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Sept. 14, 2018) “On behalf of the students, faculty, staff, alumni, supporters and friends of SUNY Empire State College, our congratulations go to Chancellor Kristina Johnson for setting an ambitious, challenging and inspiring agenda for the entire SUNY system.

“We are grateful for Chancellor Johnson’s leadership and applaud her emphasis on the need to reflect the diversity of the ‘most dynamic state in the Union’ as a way to achieve academic excellence, address the needs of the state’s economy and promote a stronger society.

“The chancellor’s remarks addressed the importance of access to an affordable, innovative and individualized education, including ‘on-demand education,’ the right mix of online and onsite learning and serving nontraditional students, all of which are among the core strengths of SUNY Empire.”