New York Times to Host a Conversation with Chancellor Zimpher and Jeff Edmondson

March 30, 2015

New York City – New York Times National Pre-K-12 Reporter Motoko Rich tomorrow will moderate a public conversation with State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher and StriveTogether Managing Director Jeff Edmondson, national education experts and co-authors of Striving Together: Early Lessons in Achieving Collective Impact in Education.

Their bookexplores the history, lessons, and transformative effects of collective impact and the beginnings of StriveTogether, a national collaborative that serves as a support system and connection for communities across the country that are implementing the framework in an effort to improve student success from cradle to career.

Members of the media who wish to attend are asked to RSVP at www.strivingtogetherbook.com/rsvp.

Date:          Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Time:          9:00-10:30 a.m.
Location:    The New York Times Conference Center
                  620 Eighth Avenue, 15th Floor
                  New York, NY

About the State University of New York
The State University of New York is the largest comprehensive system of higher education in the United States, with 64 college and university campuses located within 30 miles of every home, school and business in the state. In 2015–16, SUNY served nearly 1.3 million students, including nearly 600,000 in credit-bearing courses and programs and more than 700,000 through continuing education and community outreach programs. SUNY students and faculty across the state make significant contributions to research and discovery, resulting in nearly $1 billion of externally sponsored activity each year. There are 3 million SUNY alumni worldwide, and one in three New Yorkers with a college degree is a SUNY alum. To learn more about how SUNY creates opportunity, visit www.suny.edu.


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