3/19/2014 7:36:29 PM

Time Warner Cable News: Board approves SUNYIT, CNSE merger

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The SUNY Board of Trustees approves a merger between Albany's College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering and Suny IT in Utica.

NEW YORK STATE -- A board committee unanimously approved the plan yesterday and this afternoon the full SUNY Board of Trustees voted in favor of the proposal.

After months of discussion, it is finally official.

In a unanimous vote, the SUNY Board of Trustees approved a merger between the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering and SUNY IT in Utica.

SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher said, "It gives us an opportunity to blend the power of CNSE and SUNY IT, and the Utica Rome installation that the governor has brought us and for UAlbany it gives that institution an opportunity to grow and expand in multiple directions.”

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