Chancellor Zimpher Urges Common Core Implementation in NY
Feb17

Chancellor Zimpher Urges Common Core Implementation in NY

Chancellor Nancy Zimpher penned an op-ed in The Buffalo News on New York’s decision to slow implementation of Common Core standards across the state. “These new education standards are absolutely crucial in preparing our students for the workforce of today and the future,” said Chancellor Zimpher. “That is why the State University of New York, the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities, and City...

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8 Degree Programs Offered Through Open SUNY+
Jan29

8 Degree Programs Offered Through Open SUNY+

In her State of the University Address on January 14, SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher unveiled the rollout of Open SUNY, a SUNY-wide collaboration that opens the door to world-class online-enabled learning opportunities. It is not a new degree program or a new school; it’s a seamless way for you to access the courses, degrees, professors, and rich academics of all 64 SUNY campus’ flexibility—wherever and whenever the student...

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The White House Welcomes Chancellor Zimpher for Collaboration, Press Briefing
Jan16

The White House Welcomes Chancellor Zimpher for Collaboration, Press Briefing

Chancellor Zimpher was welcomed to The White House for a summit on making college more accessible. In attendance was President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, and leaders representing over 100 colleges and universities and 40 organizations. Chancellor Zimpher was chosen to speak for the entire cohort to the White House press corps with White House Spokesman Jay Carney at the midday briefing. “SUNY’s standing as one of...

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2014 Feature Video of the State of the University Address

2014 Feature Video of the State of the University Address ▶ Review the entire 2014 State of the University...

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Chancellor Zimpher Sets Forth Bold Plan to Expand Access to SUNY’s Top Quality, Affordable Education
Jan14

Chancellor Zimpher Sets Forth Bold Plan to Expand Access to SUNY’s Top Quality, Affordable Education

State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher today delivered her fourth annual State of the University Address, announcing that the system will build on SUNY’s progress over the past four years and take successes to scale with innovative new programs that will expand access to SUNY’s top quality, affordable education and continue to prepare all students for success in today’s global economy. Chancellor Zimpher launched...

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Martin Luther King Jr. Statewide Day of Service
Jan10

Martin Luther King Jr. Statewide Day of Service

I am proud to announce that SUNY is partnering with the Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, the Office of General Services, and the New York State Commission on National and Community Service to help facilitate and deepen community engagement and volunteerism for SUNY students, faculty, staff, alumni, and retirees across New York. As both a kick-off and celebration of this new partnership, SUNY and the Commission will co-host a...

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