New York City – The State
University of New York Board of Trustees today passed a resolution
in support of the system’s goals for 2012, as outlined by Chancellor Nancy L.
Zimpher in her Jan. 9 State of the University Address.
Board Chairman H. Carl McCall said, “Chancellor Zimpher is determined to make
SUNY a world-class education institution for our students and to ensure that it
continues to be productive, accessible, and above all, affordable. The agenda
she has laid out for the coming year is ambitious and worthwhile, and we are
happy to put the unanimous support of the Board of Trustees behind it.
SUNY carries out the Chancellor’s plans for 2012, we are certain to continue
our ascent as both a truly great university and a major contributor for
economic revitalization in New York State.”
Chancellor Zimpher outlined a
plan for 2012 that expands upon programs and initiatives already at work within
the system while focusing its efforts on breaking down the walls of the “iron
triangle” of higher education—cost, productivity, and access & completion.
A full transcript
of Chancellor Zimpher’s State of the University is available online.
About the State University of New York
The State University of New
York is the largest comprehensive university system in the United States,
educating more than 467,000 students in more than 7,500 degree and certificate
programs on 64 campuses with more than 3 million alumni around the
globe. To learn more about how SUNY creates opportunity, visit www.suny.edu