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Committee Report | January 2011

Tuesday, January 4, 2011 - 11:40pm

SED Seal                                                                                   

 

THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT / THE UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK / ALBANY, NY 12234

TO:

The Honorable the Members of the Board of Regents

Acting in their Capacity as Trustees of The University of the State of New York

FROM:

Valerie Grey, Fiscal Agent 

SUBJECT:

Acceptance of a $500,000 grant from the Amy and Larry Robbins Foundation

DATE:

January 4, 2011

STRATEGIC GOAL:

Goal 5

AUTHORIZATION(S):

 

Issue for Decision

Approval of a $500,000 grant to The University of the State of New York Regents Research Fund from the Amy and Larry Robbins Foundation.

Reason(s) for Consideration

 

This grant from the Amy and Larry Robbins Foundation is awarded to support the Regents Research Fund Fellowship Program.  The Fellowship will provide supplemental expert personnel to assist in the design of the initiatives essential to the Board of Regents and NYSED Reform Agenda.  This critical Reform Agenda support will enable identification and retention of Regents Research Fellows who will be responsible for critical research and analysis to advise the Board of Regents and Department on policy and subsequent implementation.

Proposed Handling

Approval

 

Recommendation

That the Board of Regents accepts the sum of $500,000 from The Amy and Larry Robbins Foundation to support the work of the USNY Regents Research Fellowship Program.