NEW YORK COUNTY HIGHER EDUCATION - STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES (2016 - 17)

This report shows counts of students who self-identified as having one or more disability, by category and sub-category of their disability and by type of program they were enrolled in (Occupationally-Specific or other Degree-Credit). Also included are the number of staff whose primary responsibilities includes supporting students with disabilities. These numbers are as reported by Institutions of Higher Education in New York State. The data are broken out by Institution Type (Public and Private), by Sector (SUNY, CUNY, Independent, and Proprietary), and by level (2-year and 4-year/Grad).
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TOTAL

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 1,377 5,635
Sensory 103 397
Mental Health 435 3,273
Physical 277 1,942
Intersystem 112 460
Temporary Disabilities 30 189
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
1,859 8,908
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
469 3,440
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 109.60 19.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 33.00 10.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 16.25 12.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 30.10 23.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 40.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 5.00 6.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 376.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 170.75 480.00

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

2-YEAR

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 739 795
Sensory 48 36
Mental Health 167 221
Physical 178 189
Intersystem 17 8
Temporary Disabilities 3 8
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
1,016 1,105
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
239 244
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 17.00 1.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 5.00 0.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 3.00 1.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 4.00 12.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 3.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 3.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 42.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 25.00 58.00

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

4-YEAR/GRAD

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 638 4,840
Sensory 55 361
Mental Health 268 3,052
Physical 99 1,753
Intersystem 95 452
Temporary Disabilities 27 181
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
843 7,803
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
230 3,196
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 92.60 18.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 28.00 10.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 13.25 11.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 26.10 11.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 37.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 2.00 6.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 334.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 145.75 422.00

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

TOTAL PUBLIC

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 712 2,110
Sensory 47 199
Mental Health 154 1,002
Physical 153 1,005
Intersystem 8 60
Temporary Disabilities 3 8
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
943 3,500
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
180 1,400
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 27.00 4.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 6.00 3.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 7.00 6.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 9.00 11.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 4.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 3.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 81.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 41.00 108.00

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

TOTAL SUNY

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 168 206
Sensory 17 15
Mental Health 49 53
Physical 38 62
Intersystem 4 5
Temporary Disabilities 3 8
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
212 265
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
73 124
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 3.00 1.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 2.00 0.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 4.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 5.00 0.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 1.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 0.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 11.00 1.00

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

SUNY 2-YEAR

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 168 201
Sensory 17 15
Mental Health 49 53
Physical 38 62
Intersystem 4 5
Temporary Disabilities 3 8
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
212 260
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
73 124
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 2.00 1.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 1.00 0.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 1.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 2.00 0.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 1.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 0.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 3.00 1.00

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

SUNY 4-YEAR/GRAD

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 0 5
Sensory 0 0
Mental Health 0 0
Physical 0 0
Intersystem 0 0
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
0 5
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
0 0
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 1.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 1.00 0.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 3.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 3.00 0.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 0.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 8.00 0.00

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

TOTAL CUNY

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 544 1,904
Sensory 30 184
Mental Health 105 949
Physical 115 943
Intersystem 4 55
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
731 3,235
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
107 1,276
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 24.00 3.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 4.00 3.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 3.00 6.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 4.00 11.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 4.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 2.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 81.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 30.00 107.00

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

CUNY 2-YEAR

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 539 588
Sensory 28 21
Mental Health 99 122
Physical 111 126
Intersystem 4 3
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
715 792
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
105 120
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 5.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 0.00 0.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 1.00 1.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 0.00 9.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 3.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 2.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 42.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 8.00 54.00

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

CUNY 4-YEAR/GRAD

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 5 1,316
Sensory 2 163
Mental Health 6 827
Physical 4 817
Intersystem 0 52
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
16 2,443
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
2 1,156
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 19.00 3.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 4.00 3.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 2.00 5.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 4.00 2.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 1.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 39.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 22.00 53.00

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

TOTAL PRIVATE

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 665 3,525
Sensory 56 198
Mental Health 281 2,271
Physical 124 937
Intersystem 104 400
Temporary Disabilities 27 181
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
916 5,408
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
289 2,040
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 82.60 15.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 27.00 7.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 9.25 6.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 21.10 12.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 36.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 2.00 6.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 295.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 129.75 372.00

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

TOTAL INDEPENDENT

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 589 3,202
Sensory 51 183
Mental Health 273 2,001
Physical 120 836
Intersystem 101 373
Temporary Disabilities 26 175
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
888 4,906
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
284 1,875
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 64.60 15.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 21.00 7.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 6.25 6.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 16.10 9.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 36.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 2.00 6.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 287.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 103.75 361.00

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

INDEPENDENT 2-YEAR

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 22 0
Sensory 0 0
Mental Health 14 0
Physical 26 0
Intersystem 7 0
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
69 0
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
58 0
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 5.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 2.00 0.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 0.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 0.00 0.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 0.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 7.00 0.00

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

INDEPENDENT 4-YEAR

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 567 3,202
Sensory 51 183
Mental Health 259 2,001
Physical 94 836
Intersystem 94 373
Temporary Disabilities 26 175
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
819 4,906
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
226 1,875
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 59.60 15.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 19.00 7.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 6.25 6.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 16.10 9.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 36.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 2.00 6.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 287.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 96.75 361.00

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

TOTAL PROPRIETARY

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 76 323
Sensory 5 15
Mental Health 8 270
Physical 4 101
Intersystem 3 27
Temporary Disabilities 1 6
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
28 502
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
5 165
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 18.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 6.00 0.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 3.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 5.00 3.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 8.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 26.00 11.00

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

PROPRIETARY 2-YEAR

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 10 6
Sensory 3 0
Mental Health 5 46
Physical 3 1
Intersystem 2 0
Temporary Disabilities 0 0
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
20 53
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
3 0
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 5.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 2.00 0.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 1.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 2.00 3.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 0.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 7.00 3.00

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

PROPRIETARY 4-YEAR

Category of Disability Occupationally-Specific Programs Other Degree-Credit Programs
Neurodevelopmental 66 317
Sensory 2 15
Mental Health 3 224
Physical 1 100
Intersystem 1 27
Temporary Disabilities 1 6
Total
Unduplicated Total
In this section identified students were only counted once.
8 449
Students with Multiple Disabilities
In this section students are included in the count if they were reported in more than one disability category, excluding the mobility category.
2 165
Disability/Accessibility Office* Staff
Position FT PT
Professional staff (e.g., reviewing documentation and determining disability accommodations, arranging and/or providing accommodations) 13.00 0.00
Administrative support staff for Access Office* 4.00 0.00
Assistive technology staff (e.g., alternate media conversion, helping students and/or faculty with assistive technology selection and use, setting up remote captioning in the classroom, etc.) 2.00 0.00
Accommodated testing coordination and support staff 3.00 0.00
Interpreters/Captionists 0.00 0.00
Specialized program staff (e.g., ASD or LD programs) 0.00 0.00
Paid temporary staff (e.g., graduate/undergraduate students, temps) 0.00 8.00
Unduplicated Total (count each person once if split among above positions) 19.00 8.00

* The office or person that has been designated by the institution to determine eligibility for services and ensure equitable access for students with disabilities, as required by federal law.

† FTE cannot be aggregated beyond the institution level as the formula will vary by staff member based on months worked and percentage of time on tasks.

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