Stony Brook University President McInnis has been named to Crain’s New York Business list of Notable 2023 Leaders in Sustainability.
As stated by Craine’s: “In her role as president of Stony Brook University, Maurie McInnis’ push to provide high-quality and affordable education to students has led to a diverse student population. She emphasizes energy-efficient initiatives at Stony Brook, and supports faculty members as they use research grants to study managed wastes and recyclables. The institution and its faculty are also working to revive the aquaculture potential of Shinnecock Bay. Outside of her work for the university, McInnis is involved with Yale’s institutional policies committee, as well as with the boards of the Long Island Association and Accelerate Long Island.
President McInnis recently announced that Stony Brook University has been selected by The Trust for Governors Island and City of New York as the anchor institution for the New York Climate Exchange, which will be a first-of-its kind international center for developing and deploying dynamic solutions to our global climate crisis, while also acting as a hub for New Yorkers to benefit from the rapidly evolving green economy.