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Interviews & Opinion Pieces

Interviews & Opinion Pieces

2016

Zimpher says she’s not been approached about Clinton job
Politico | October 31, 2016

Q & A-Nancy Zimpher, SUNY Chancellor
Politico | October 31, 2016

Free College? The U.S. Should Look at State Models That Are Already Working
The Chronicle of Higher Education | August 16, 2016

Free College Is Not Enough
Inside Higher Ed  | July 5, 2016

Replenishing teacher ranks an essential goal
Poughkeepsie Journal  | 6-9-16

N.Y. Chief, SUNY Chancellor Team Up to Overhaul Teacher Preparation
Education Week Blog - Teacher Beat  | 6-1-16

Nancy Zimpher to Resign as SUNY Chancellor in 2017
New York Times  | May 31, 2015

SUNY Chancellor to Step Down
The Wall Street Journal  | May 31, 2015

Editorial: NY teachers need a boost
Times Union  | 5-22-16

Owning the K-12 Challenge
The Chronicle of Higher Education  | 5-16-16

SUNY students gain path to internships
Times Union  | 1-12-16

 

2015

In the Right Direction
Inside Higher Education - September 15, 2015

A University System Makes a Big Push to Strengthen Diversity on Its Campuses
The Chronicle of Higher Education - September 10, 2015

SUNY Guarantees 'Seamless Transfer'
Inside Higher Education - August 26, 2015

Panel Discussion on the Future of Higher Education (Video)
U.S. Department of Education - July 28, 2015

Opting Out of Our Future
SUNY Big Ideas Blog - April 13, 2015
Opting Out of Our Future 

A Community College Deserves a 2016 Debate
PoliticoNY - April 1, 2015
A community college deserves a 2016 debate (PDF)  |  Letter to Commission on Presidential Debates (PDF)

No Easy A's
Inside Higher Ed - February 23, 2015
No Easy A's (PDF)

Three Transformational Ways Universities Can Support the Success of Every Student
Living Cities - January 14, 2015
Three Transformational Ways Universities Can Support the Success of Every Student (PDF)

 

2014

American Graduate Day
WMHT American Graduate, September 2014
American Graduate Day Profile (video)
Extended: Nancy L. Zimpher, American Graduate Champion (video)

The Evolution of Education
WCET Frontiers, 
August 2014
The Evolution of Education (PDF)

Use the Common Core. Use It Widely. Use It Well.
The Chronicle of Higher Education - June 10, 2014

Cover Story: SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher
HerLife Magazine, 
June 2014
HerLife Inspirations

Common Core is Common Sense for Higher Ed
Huffington Post, June 4, 2014
Common Core Is Common Sense for Higher Ed (PDF)

Great Value in Rating Tool
New York Times, May 27, 2014
Great Value in Rating Tool (PDF)

One Place Where the Glass Ceiling Has Cracked Open
Albany Business Review, May 23, 2014
One Place Where the Glass Ceiling Has Cracked Open‌ (PDF)

State of Higher Education and Student Loan Debt
MSNBC - Jansing & Co., April 24, 2014‌
State of Higher Education Student Debt video

Common Ground on Common Core
Newsday, April 6, 2014
Common Ground on Common Core (PDF)

Tuition Program Makes Good Sense
Times Union, April 4, 2014
Tuition Program Makes Good Sense (PDF)

Collaboration, Not Competition
Inside Higher Ed, March 14, 2014
Collaboration, Not Competition (PDF)

Common Core Standards are Too Important to Put Off
Buffalo News, February 17, 2014
Common Core Standards are Too Important to Put Off (PDF)

Meet Obama’s favorite college leader
Politico, January 17, 2014
Politico - Meet Obama's Favorite College Leader (PDF)

White House Press Briefing
January 16, 2014
Transcript | Video

 

2013

Science's Sputnik Moment
Times Union, December 23, 2013
Science's Sputnik Moment (PDF)

2 Leaders Challenge Land-Grants to Tackle Nation's Problems
The Chronicle of Higher Education - November 11, 2013

People to watch in higher education
Crain's New York Business, October 13, 2013
Multimedia Gallery

A New Vision for Affordable and Quality Higher Education Requires Leadership, Collaboration
Huffington Post, September 3, 2013
Higher Education requires Leadership, Collaboartion (PDF)

Bringing Co-Op to Scale: How SUNY is Preparing Students for Success & Meeting NY's Workforce Needs
WACE Best of Co-Op, August, 2013
Preparing Students for Success & Meeting NY's Workforce needs (PDF)

Tax-free NY will present best of state, SUNY
Times Union, June 14, 2013
Tax Free NY will present best of state, SUNY (PDF)

Q&A with Chancellor Zimpher
Outsource Magazine, March 28, 2013
News Article

SUNY A Roadmap for Collective Education
Huffington Post, January 16, 2013
SUNY A Roadmap for Collective Education (PDF)

SUNY Chancellor Bets Big on Technology
The Chronicle of Higher Education - January 15, 2013

2012

Why Cooperative Education is a Win for the American Economy
Huffington Post, December 8, 2012
Why Cooperative Education is a Win for the American Economy (PDF)

10 Minutes with Nancy Zimpher
Business Review, November 30, 2012
10 Minutes with Nancy Zimpher (PDF)

Fiscal Cliff Would Paralyze Higher Education in the U.S.
Buffalo News, November 27, 2012
Fiscal Cliff Would Paralyze Higher Education in the U.S. (PDF)

The Power of Systemness
Inside Higher Ed, October 4, 2012

Albany Promise Will Help Students
Times Union, September 7, 2012
Albany Promise Will Help Students (PDF)

A Road Map for Education
New York Times, September 6, 2012
A Road Map for Education (PDF)

Q&A with Nancy L. Zimpher
CEOs for Cities, August 22, 2012
Q&A with Nancy L. Zimpher -2012 (PDF)

A Win-Win for College Students & Employers
Cooperative Education, July 9, 2012
News Article

A Risk Worth Taking
Huffington Post Op-Ed, June 26, 2012
‌ (PDF)

Zimpher on K-12 Education
Capital Tonight, May 3, 2012
Video

Connect the Dots
Inside Higher Ed Op-Ed, April 17, 2012
Connect the Dots (PDF)

Students Pick Majors That Pay
CNN, April 14, 2012
Video

My View: A Model For Addressing College Costs
CNN Op-Ed, March 27, 2012
News Article

SUNY's Chief, On Remedial Education
NY Times Letter, March 6, 2012
SUNY's Chief on Remedial Education (PDF)

Controlling the Cost of College
CNN, February 4, 2012
Video

How to Cut the Cost of College
NPR, February 2, 2012
Audio

2011

Chancellor Zimpher on SUNY/State Symbiosis
Crain's New York Business Op-Ed, October 9, 2011
Chancellor Zimpher on SUNY/State Symbiosis

A Conversation with Nancy Zimpher
Post Standard Editorial, August 7, 2011
A Conversation with Nancy Zimpher

Chancellor Zimpher Impressive in Interview
Democrat & Chronicle Editorial, August 5, 2011
Chancellor Zimpher Impressive in Interview

SUNY Grades Itself, and Touts Its Benefits to the State, in First 'Report Card'
The Chronicle of Higher Education - May 17, 2011

Report Card & Rational Tuition
WRVO, May 18, 2011
Audio

New York NOW
WMHT, May 15, 2011
Video (02:40 mark)

NY SUNY 2020
North Country Public Radio, May 3, 2011
Audio

The Brian Lehrer Show
WNYC, May 4, 2011
Audio

Press Conference with Governor Cuomo to Announce NY SUNY 2020
May 2, 2011
Multimedia Press Release

SUNY Chancellor Discusses 5-Year Tuition Plan
YNN, March 22, 2011
Video

Chancellor Refocuses University on Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
Post Standard Editorial, February 1, 2011
Chancellor Refocuses University on Jobs, Jobs, Jobs (PDF)

Education Leaders Strive to Increase Academic Achievement
Huffington Post Op-Ed, January 31, 2011
News Article

Keeping SUNY Sound in a Fiscal Crisis
NY Post Op-Ed, January 19, 2011
Keeping SUNY Sound in a Fiscal Crisis (PDF)

Budget Deficits Hit NY's Public Universities
CNBC, January 13, 2011
Video

Chancellor Calls for SUNY Development Role
WNED Buffalo, January 10, 2011
Audio

2010

Capitol Pressroom with Susan Arbetter
December 14, 2010
Audio

Capitol Pressroom with Susan Arbetter
September 9, 2010
Audio

State of Education
YNN, August 17, 2010
Video

Capital Tonight with Liz Benjamin
August 9, 2010
Video 

SUNY Chancellor Shows Her Mettle, Even as Universities Lose a Key Legislative Battle
The Chronicle of Higher Education - August 4, 2010

The Accidental Giant of Higher Education
New York Times - July 23, 2010

One to One
CUNY TV, July 20, 2010
Video

Capitol Pressroom with Susan Arbetter
July 12, 2010
Audio

Shaping SUNY Into a Whole Greater Than Its Parts
The Chronicle of Higher Education - April 18, 2010

WBFO Interview
March 18, 2010
Audio

Aiding SUNY Can Revive N.Y.
Times Union Op-Ed, March 5, 2010
Aiding SUNY Can Revive NY (PDF)

College Chiefs Should Walk the Walk on Internationalizing Campuses, Says SUNY Chancellor
The Chronicle of Higher Education - February 16, 2010

WHCU Radio
January 25, 2010
Audio

2009

Brian Lehrer Show 'Uphill Battles'
WNYC, December 17, 2009
Audio

NY1 (New York 1)
December 1, 2009
Video

Interview with Student Journalists
November 19, 2009
Video

Interview with Student Journalists
November 19, 2009
Video

Press Conference - Conclusion of 64-Campus Tour 
September 3, 2009
Video:   Part 1 |  Part 2 |  Part 3
Press Release

Karen DeWitt Interview on WXXI
August 12, 2009
Audio

An Early Take on SUNY
Inside Higher Education - July 21,2009

Inside Higher Ed Interview
July 20, 2009
Audio | Transcript:   Inside Higher Ed Interview - PDF Inside Higher Ed Interview - TXT

Capitol Connection with Alan Chartock
WAMC, July 13, 2009
Audio | Transcript:   Capitol Connection with Alan Chartock - PDF ‌

Interview with WHCU's Dave Vieser
June 3, 2009
Transcript:   Interview with WHCU's Dave Vieser - PDF Interview with WHCU's Dave Vieser - TXT

Chancellor Zimpher Introduces Herself to SUNY
June 1, 2009
Video

Student Journalists Interview Chancellor Zimpher
March 11, 2009
Video | Transcript:   Student Journalists Interview Chancellor Zimpher - PDF ‌Student Journalists Interview Chancellor Zimpher - TXT 

Nancy Zimpher Tackles a Big Challenge as SUNY's New Chancellor
The Chronicle of Higher Education - February 11, 2009

SUNY Chancellor to Build a Strategy by Consensus
New York Times - February 9, 2009

 

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