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Residents Grill SBU Officials Over Enrollment, Student Housing

Residents at Monday’s meeting of the grilled two Stony Brook officials over the university’s plans to increase enrollment and add housing space, saying those plans will only exacerbate existing quality-of-life issues in the community.

According to a presentation delivered by Barbara Chernow, Senior Vice President for Administration, and Elaine Crosson, Vice President for External Affairs, crime on campus is down; there are fewer fire alarms; there are more mass transportation options and increased sustainability practices on campus. However, it was the university’s plan to increase enrollment and add more than 3,000 beds in a handful of new residence halls that caught much of the residents’ attention.

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