December 5, 2018: Connect: NY The Cost of Higher Education by The Capitol Pressroom published on 2018-12-04T19:17:53Z Governor Cuomo’s Excelsior Scholarship program has been around for over a year. On today’s show, we asked stakeholders if it’s working. With a group of experts including: Dr. Jim Malatras, President of the Rockefeller Institute of Government and former Director of State Operations under Gov. Andrew Cuomo; Dr. Marion Terenzio, President of SUNY Cobleskill; Tiffany Rush, Director of Advancement and Completion at OnPoint for College; Keith Cushing, Vice President of Public Affairs and Research at the Commission on Independent College and Universities; Eli Dvorkin, Editorial and Policy Director at the Center for a Urban Future; We discussed what’s working about Execelsior and for whom. As well as how it could be improved for the most vulnerable students.