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Nancy Zimpher

Common Core Is Common Sense for Higher Ed

Nancy L. Zimpher | Posted 08.04.2014 | Education
Nancy L. Zimpher

The Common Core standards and new assessments aligned with the standards represent our best hope for driving meaningful improvement across K-12 and higher education.

Meet Obama's Favorite College Leader

Politico | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

The next time President Obama touts a new higher education plan, look around. You’ll likely find Nancy L. Zimpher in the background. Zimpher, the...

Corporate Welfare or Education? The Future of America's Largest Public University System

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 08.10.2013 | College
Lawrence Wittner

Despite the obvious limitations of Tax-Free NY, why is the governor promoting it so vigorously?

U.S. News Getting It Wrong: Assess Teacher Programs Sensibly

Nancy L. Zimpher | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Nancy L. Zimpher

There is great potential value in these new rankings, but not in their current format. I see a U.S. News methodology that is a certain recipe for failure.

New Teacher Education Program Headed To 8 States

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Eight states are beginning a national pilot program to transform teacher education and preparation to emphasize far more infield,...