continued “These independent interviews allowed the board to more fully review Dr. Bullock’s work, as well as a host of issues facing the college,” she said in a staff memo. “While time consuming, I believe the review will strengthen the institution.”
Bullock will meet with the board in September to discuss the college’s goals.
The board also appointed three new trustees upon recommendation from the SCCC Foundation in included Valerie Bleser, Evan Euripidou and Terry Phillips. The board also reappointed Betty Barlyn, Frank Casler, Time Versaci and McGraw for a second term.
In other news, the board approved a resolution supporting SUNY’s efforts to establish a tobacco-free university system by the end of 2013.
“This is an important message to send that has a direct influence on the health of our entire campus community,” Bullock said in a statement.
The SUNY Board of Trustees in June passed the “Tobacco-Free SUNY” initiative, which is now before the State Legislature. If approved, it would ban the use of tobacco on grounds and facilities and in vehicles owned, leased or controlled by SUNY.