SUNY Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher to Deliver 2017 State of the University Address

January 17, 2017

Albany – State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher will deliver her annual State of the University Address Monday in Albany to an at-capacity audience of students, government officials, distinguished guests, and the SUNY community. Space will be reserved for media.

The event is OPEN PRESS and will be held as follows:

Date:         Monday, Jan. 23
Time:        10:00 a.m. (doors open at 9:00 a.m.)
Location:   Lewis A. Swyer Theatre at The Egg
                  Empire State Plaza
                  Albany, NY

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