Education: SUNY's Second

When the trustees of the State University of New York began looking for a new president last spring, to succeed Alvin C. Eurich, they knew that they were offering no ordinary post. In its 2½ years, SUNY has become a prodigious piece of administrative machinery—the boss of eleven teachers' colleges, eleven technical institutes, seven professional colleges, two four-year liberal arts colleges, two medical schools.* It has a faculty of 3,000 and a budget of $33 million. With 41,535 full-and part-time students, paying everything from $800 to no tuition at all, it is the second largest, and by far the most...

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