Latest stories from SUNY New Paltz

President Donald P. Christian announces 2022 retirement after 12 years of leadership

During the remainder of his tenure, Christian’s focus will be to position SUNY New Paltz for continuing success in a dramatically changing higher education world and to set the stage for the next president’s entry and success

Planning for an on-campus fall 2021

In-person classes, increased residence hall capacity, expanded events and dining, with safety measures to protect our community


New Paltz Magazine: Spring/Summer 2021 issue

Stories of hope, resilience and generosity from an unprecedented year

New Paltz ranked no. 2 most affordable LGBTQ-friendly school in NY

College leads the SUNY system on the nonprofit Campus Pride Index


Commencement coverage here!

Videos, photos, and much more from our in-person ceremonies on two wonderful May weekends

Photo of the Week

College Photographer/Videographer Robin Weinstein woke up early on June 10 to capture the partial solar eclipse. Definitely worth setting the alarm for an image like this!

See more of Robin's work @robsta_gram, and if you're interested in birdwatching, check out her new project @robinthebirder.

More news from around campus

New Paltz joins White House COVID-19 College Vaccine Challenge

A national effort to end the pandemic and return to normal campus operations

Weldon McWilliams appointed chair of Black Studies

Joins New Paltz community after nearly a decade at Dutchess CC

10 New Paltz stories that gave us hope during COVID-19

Community overcoming hardship during our pandemic year

SUNY New Paltz president Donald Christian to retire

5/25/21, Times Herald-Record
A phone interview conducted on the day President Christian announced his plans to step down in June 2022

What was it like on college campuses? Students share how they survived a COVID year

5/26/21, Poughkeepsie Journal
Including commentary from Nina Simms ’21 (Psychology), recent SUNY New Paltz graduate and softball star

Kathy Goodell: Infra-Loop at the Dorsky Museum

6/15/21, Art Spiel
In dialogue with the contemporary artist about the largest exhibition of her work to date