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Pols revisiting Southampton campus closure

Stony Brook University's Southampton campus is seen in

Stony Brook University's Southampton campus is seen in an aerial photo. (June 23, 2004) Photo Credit: Doug Kuntz

  Stony Brook University's announcement in April that it would close most of its Southampton campus due to budget constraints seems headed back to the courts. Meanwhile, three local politicians are pressing SUNY trustees to rescind the university's action.

The attorney representing six students and a nonprofit that sued Stony Brook said Tuesday he plans to file a motion seeking to enforce State Supreme Court rulings from August and September that found the university erred in not getting prior approval from its advisory council before announcing its closure plan, which since has taken effect.

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