So says Gov. Cuomo in his just-unveiled state budget proposal. Read more here.
“Shifting one-third of the cost of CUNY support to the city, some $485 million, would help balance Mr. Cuomo’s budget. It would also allow the state to put $240 million of that sum toward possible retroactive raises for university employees. The Professional Staff Congress, which represents 25,000 CUNY faculty and staff members, has been demanding a new contract and salary increases, both of which it has done without for six years.”