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"Thinking About Free Community College" -- Latest Blog by Dr. Young

SUNY Orange President Dr. Kristine Young was "Thinking About Free Community College" last week.

She shared her thoughts in the latest post on her newly established blog. The first few paragraphs are included here, with the full text of the posting available at the link below.

(posted on Friday, Aug. 5)

Yesterday I attended the Public Hearing for the 2016-2017 Orange County Community College (SUNY Orange) budget.  Our budget was presented brilliantly by our College Controller.

SUNY Orange is fortunate to enjoy one of the most generous sponsors in the state of New York. Orange County historically provides about 30% of our operating revenue.

After making my introductory remarks and returning the audience, I wondered how many outside the auditorium knew the level to which our county, our state, and other sources contributed to the total cost of attending SUNY Orange.

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read the entire blog at:

https://drkrisyoung.wordpress.com/2016/08/05/thinking-about-free-community-college/

Mike Albright
Communications
8/11/2016