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2016 State of the University Address Showcases New Initiatives, Urging all New Yorkers to Stand With SUNY

Each year, the State of the University address is a whirlwind of preparation and planning. From the speech itself to the media elements accompanying i...

Arne Duncan Holds Panel on the “Future of Higher Education”

Yesterday, U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan held his “Future of Higher Education” discussion at the University of Maryland Baltimore College...

SUNY Makes History In Cuba

I’ve been in education for a long time. I have had the opportunity to travel the world forging partnerships, networking with colleagues in other nat...

Opting Out of Our Future

When it comes to whether students should opt out of standardized testing, no one is actually talking about what’s best for our kids. Standardized te...

At the 2015 State of the University Address, Chancellor Zimpher Calls for Increased Investment, More Graduates, Accountability and Success Across 64 Campuses

You may have noticed that the Big Ideas Blog was silent this week with no new posts. Fear not, loyal readers. The Offices of Communications and New Me...