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Research Staff: Nancy L. Zimpher

Nancy L. Zimpher

Chancellor Emeritus Nancy Zimpher will be launching the Institute’s new Center for Education Pipeline Systems Change. Dr. Zimpher became the 12th Chancellor of the State University of New York in 2009. She is active in numerous state and national education organizations, and is a recognized leader in the areas of teacher preparation, urban education, and university-community engagement. She served as chair of the National Association of System Heads from 2014-2017 and the Board of Governors of the New York Academy of Sciences from 2011-2016. From 2012-2013 she was chair of CEOs for Cities, and from 2005 to 2011 she led the national Coalition of Urban Serving Universities. As co-founder of StriveTogether, Dr. Zimpher has been instrumental in creating a national network of innovative systemic partnerships that holistically address challenges across the education pipeline.

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