Malatras Leaves Office. Jim Malatras departed his job as Chief of the SUNY system last week. He resigned in December over revelations of profane text messages targeting Cuomo accuser Lindsey Boylan. They were circulated among the former Governor’s inner circle. Malatras was a long time Cuomo confidante. He had been appointed to head the 64 campus, 400,000 student state university. That he should besmirch a courageous accuser is beyond comprehension. Entrusted with setting educational policy, he violated the integrity of his office. He proved to be an unprincipled and unethical thug like so many of the Cuomo cronies. Malatras Leaves Office. And not a moment too soon for higher education in New York !!