Legislators, CUNY Rising Alliance, PSC Unveil New Deal for CUNY Legislation
Senator Andrew Gounardes and Assemblymember Karines Reyes joined the CUNY Rising Alliance and the Professional Staff Congress last week to announce the introduction of the New Deal for CUNY (ND4C) legislation. The bill restores free tuition at CUNY and, over five years, establishes minimum staff-to-student ratios for mental health counselors, academic advisors and full-time faculty at CUNY while professionalizing compensation for adjunct faculty. More than two dozen legislative supporters of the measure spoke at the event (video here) in front of an online audience of more than 500. Read more here, and click here take action to help pass the New Deal for CUNY.