Dozens laid off at SUNY Polytechnic Institute

July 14, 2017 06:56 PM

There has been a shakeup at SUNY Polytechnic Institute. Thirty-eight employees were laid off on Friday.

Affected employees include administrative and support staff but no research faculty.

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SUNY Poly’s president says the reductions are intended to improve efficiency and operations at the institute, which oversees some of Governor Cuomo's efforts to attract high-tech jobs to New York.

The layoffs and other changes will save $10 million a year.

Former President Alain Kaloyeros resigned last year after being charged with awarding lucrative contracts to hand-picked companies. Kaloyeros says he's innocent.


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