Nancy Zimpher

New York News
3:53 pm
Fri January 23, 2015

SUNY Chancellor Points A New Direction For 2015

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The State University of New York has set an ambitious new goal for graduation. The nation’s largest public university system wants to hand out 150,000 diplomas every year by 2020, up from the current 93,000.

SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher laid out the plans today in her fifth annual State of the University address.

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Capital Region News
7:40 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

SUNY Plaza To Host Farmer's Market Year-Round

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A year-round farmers’ market in has been launched in downtown Albany.

The farmers’ market at SUNY Plaza comes under Governor Andrew Cuomo's FreshConnect program, giving area farmers the opportunity to market their produce locally. It's also designed to bring fresh food to communities.

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New York News
1:36 am
Fri February 7, 2014

SUNY Seeks Aid For Community Colleges, Hospitals

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As the Legislature reviews Governor Andrew Cuomo's proposed $137.2 billion budget for the coming fiscal year, State University of New York Chancellor Nancy Zimpher is asking lawmakers to increase aid for the state's community colleges and university hospitals.

Zimpher told the panel of lawmakers at a budget hearing Thursday that $57.3 million is needed to fund nine projects at community colleges in the state. She also pressed for an increase of $250 per full time enrolled student for base operating funds.

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New York News
3:31 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

SUNY 2014 State of the University Address Pushes Online Learning

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Chancellor Nancy Zimpher, who heads the 64-campus SUNY system, set the bar high last year when she outlined goals and strategies designed to move the system to the head of the educational pack: the crown jewel of 2013's address was the three-year program to graduate students faster than the traditional four years of study ...

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12:17 pm
Thu January 17, 2013

SUNY Chancellor Outlines Ambitious Goals

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This week, State University of New York Chancellor Nancy Zimpher delivered her third annual State of the University Address, highlighting the value of a college degree, and setting an aggressive agenda for the year ahead.  

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Hudson Valley News
7:57 am
Wed November 14, 2012

Zimpher eyes SUNY, manufacturing link

SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher

SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher wants the Hudson Valley manufacturing industry and the college system to get on the same page when it comes to preparing students for jobs in their industry. Hudson Valley Correspondent Hank Gross has more on Zimpher’s address to the Council of Industry on Tuesday. 

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New York News
12:12 pm
Mon October 22, 2012

Mark Johnson - Office of New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli

The New York State Attorney General and the office of the Albany County District Attorney will review the findings of a state audit that found highly questionable spending and expenses at the State University of New York Research Foundation.