Chancellor Zimpher, Higher Ed Leaders To Make Common Core Announcement

June 10, 2014

Albany – State University of New York Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher will join higher education leaders from across the country today at 11:00 a.m. to make an announcement about the Common Core State Standards.

The announcement will be made by Chancellor Zimpher and Tennessee Board of Regents Chancellor John Morgan on a national teleconference, as follows:

Date:                      Tuesday, June 10
Time:                      11 a.m.
866-952-1908; conference ID: ABC

Members of the media are asked to RSVP to Brian Muhlbach at or (308) 380-3229.

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