Press Release

The following statement can be attributed to Dia Bryant, deputy director and chief partnerships officer for The Education Trust–New York:

Chancellor Young has been fierce champion for educational equity throughout his 50 years of public service and tenure on the Board of Regents. His appointment as the first Black Chancellor since the board was established marks a historic milestone for our state’s education system, and honors his invaluable contributions as an advocate for educational equity for all studentsWe look forward to Chancellor Young’s leadership and to working with him to pursue policies that improve education for students who are historically underserved by our education system across New York State, something that is even more critical at this moment in our state and nation’s history.