Stony Brook University President Maurie McInnis has been named No. 14 in the City & State New York 2023 Higher Education Power 100, which recognizes New York’s most influential academic leaders.
City & State — a media organization dedicated to covering New York’s local and state politics and policy — identified the college and university officials who are making the biggest difference, both on and off campus.
According to City & State’s list, “Maurie McInnis has been invested in bolstering Stony Brook University’s research across campus since taking on her role as president in 2020, with research expenditures increasing 22% across humanities, social sciences and creative arts. On McInnis’ watch, the Simons Foundation donated $56.6 million to improve pathways to STEM careers for underrepresented groups. Committed to supporting the broader Long Island community, McInnis leads Stony Brook in managing Brookhaven National Laboratory, a U.S. Department of Energy facility, while also overseeing Stony Brook Medicine.”