Nancy Zimpher

Education Leaders Strive to Increase Academic Achievement

Nancy Zimpher, Chancellor, State University of New York wrote an opinion piece in response to President Obama's education challenge in his State of the Union Address and was published in the Huffington Post.

In his State of the Union address last week, President Obama issued a challenge: are we willing to do what's necessary to give every child a chance to succeed? But I don't believe it's a question of will; it's a question of how. [...] more about Education Leaders Strive to Increase Academic Achievement

Launch of Strive Cradle to Career Network

Strive, Living Cities and the Coalition of Urban Serving Universities will convene a group of education and community leaders from across the country next week to launch a national Cradle to Career Network.  More than 30 cities will be represented at the event, which will feature national education leaders, including, CEO of Living Cities, Ben Hecht; CEO of KnowledgeWorks, Chad Wick; Chancellor of SUNY, Nancy Zimpher; and Assistant Deputy Secretary for Innovation and Improvement at USDOE, Jim Shelton, III. [...] more about Launch of Strive Cradle to Career Network