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New SUNY Old Westbury President Talks Higher Education in a Pandemic

Timothy Sams started the new year with a new role, as president of State University of New York (SUNY) Old Westbury. He talked with the Press about the college and its about 4,800 students, education during a pandemic, the school’s value, and his vision.

Rev. Calvin O. Butts Reflects On His Two Decades Leading SUNY...

The Rev. Calvin O. Butts is the longest-serving president in the history of SUNY Old Westbury. After 20 years, he will retire in late January 2020.

Slavery and Salvation: Long Island’s Underground Railroad

“Don’t be silly, dear! There was no Underground Railroad here because there was no slavery on Long Island.”