Zimpher, chancellor of the State University of New York, will be Dr. Alan
Chartock’s guest tonight on WAMC’s Capitol
Connection at 8:30 p.m. The chancellor and Dr. Chartock will discuss her
debut as a weekly commentator on WAMC-FM’s Midday Magazine,
the region’s award-winning NPR-affiliate.
commentaries will air every Monday at 12:40 p.m. beginning December 21.
engage listeners on topics such as current challenges and future opportunities
facing SUNY as part of the current strategic planning process as well as timely
social and educational issues.
be the economic lifeblood of New York State, producing highly-skilled talent
for the workplace of the future, new technologies that create jobs, and an
abundance of educational and cultural opportunities that enliven our
communities and generate economic resilience,” said Chancellor Zimpher. “In
this commentary series I'm going to be talking about the multitude of ways SUNY
can drive innovation, opportunity and economic recovery for New York."
the chancellor talks to Alan about how teaching and learning are in her
DNA as well as her vision and audacious goals for SUNY.
Capitol Connection at: www.wamc.org/capcon.html
Chartock, president and CEO of WAMC said, “WAMC is delighted to
have Chancellor Zimpher on this program. This is a woman who is a change
agent for public higher education in New York and in the country. She sees
clearly the transformative power of the State University of New York and after
you hear her commentaries, you will too. As a State University professor for
many years, I am incredibly impressed by the quality of this leader.”
into Midday Magazine
In the Albany, NY area, tune your radio to 90.3 FM or 1400 AM, or listen to the live webstream
every Monday at 12:40 at http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wamc/ppr/index.shtml
About the SUNY Strategic Plan
the State University of New York in its mission and vision, Chancellor Zimpher is leading the
formation and implementation of a SUNY-wide strategic plan that will guide SUNY
for the next five years and advise SUNY in its development for the next decade.
This ambitious, inclusive and transparent statewide collaborative planning
process includes gathering observations, suggestions, ideas and comments, and
engaging many stakeholders through campus visits, statewide conversations, open
forums, social media and other outreach.
the State University of New York
University of New York is the largest comprehensive university system in the United States, educating nearly 465,000 students in 7,669 degree and certificate programs
on 64 campuses. To learn more about how SUNY creates opportunity, visit www.suny.edu