Chancellor Zimpher to Discuss “Future of Higher Education” on Panel Moderated by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan

July 24, 2015

Baltimore, MD – State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher on Monday will participate in a panel discussion moderated by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on “Serving Students and Accelerating Innovation: A Vision for the Future of Higher Education.”

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

Date:         Monday, July 27, 2015
Time:         9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Location:    University of Maryland Baltimore College
                  Performing Arts & Humanities Building - Proscenium Theatre
                  1000 Hilltop Circle
                  Baltimore, MD

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