Stony Brook drops ax on Southhampton campus
Students at Stony Brook University's Southampton campus expressed their shock and anger Wednesday after the school announced plans to shutter its dorms and other buildings.
"We are dropping the residential component of the campus," says Dr. Samuel Stanley Jr., president of the university. "We're losing approximately $10 million a year on the residential component of the campus. By closing it, we could save $6.7 million annually."
Southampton's marine science and writing programs will continue to operate, school officials said.