CUNY Gets Funding Increase, 3 Yr Tuition Freeze in State Budget

BROOKLYN COLLEGE–Increased funding for CUNY was announced in the New York State FY2022 Budget on Apr. 6. The raised budget provides over $7.7 billion in State support of higher education, a 3.8 percent increase in funding from the previous fiscal year. Over $1 billion in new capital funding towards SUNY and CUNY is also included in this year’s budget.

   “The CUNY faculty and staff represented by the PSC are delighted to see important gains for CUNY in the budget agreement reached yesterday,” Barbara Bowen, president of the Professional Staff Congress, wrote in a statement last week.