Statement by CICU President Laura L. Anglin on the Announcement of the START-UP NY Approval Board

News Date: 3/3/2014

Laura L. Anglin, president of the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities, a statewide association for more than 100 private, not-for-profit New York State colleges and universities, said, "We are pleased to see that the Governor has appointed the review board for the START-UP NY program. By leveraging the unique assets of New York’s private, not for profit colleges and universities, we look forward to working with the Governor to create new public-private partnerships that will bring increased investment, innovation, and research to New York State."

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The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities (CICU) represents the chief executives of New York's 100+ independent (private, not-for-profit) colleges and universities on issues of public policy. Member colleges compose the largest private sector of higher education in the world and confer most of the bachelor's degrees (54%), master's degrees (73%), and doctoral and first-professional degrees (79%) earned in New York State.

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