Nancy Zimpher http://wrvo.org en SUNY chancellor backs Common Core education standards http://wrvo.org/post/suny-chancellor-backs-common-core-education-standards <p>The head of New York’s public higher education system says the Common Core education standards better prepare students for college.</p><p>SUNY Chancellor Nancy Zimpher has joined a national coalition of 200 colleges in 33 states, called <a href="http://higheredforhigherstandards.org/" target="_blank">Higher Ed for Higher Standards</a>, advocating for the continued use of Common Core standards for primary and high school education.</p><p>The new standards have been criticized for their poor rollout, but Zimpher says they’ll increase a student’s chances of completing college on time.</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 18:41:01 +0000 Ryan Delaney 57169 at http://wrvo.org SUNY chancellor backs Common Core education standards SUNY launches streamlined online learning program http://wrvo.org/post/suny-launches-streamlined-online-learning-program <p></p><p>The State University of New York is making it easier for students to graduate by making its campuses' 12,000 online classes available on one website.</p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 16:58:46 +0000 Gino Geruntino 49956 at http://wrvo.org 'Totalitarian' culture and pay questions at Upstate hospital http://wrvo.org/post/totalitarian-culture-and-pay-questions-upstate-hospital <p></p><p>In early November, Dr. David Smith resigned as president of the State University’s Upstate Medical University and University Hospital. Days before, the <a href="http://blog.timesunion.com/capitol/archives/198777/suny-investigating-extra-pay-for-upstate-medical-president/" target="_blank">Times Union in Albany had reported</a> Smith was close to leaving Syracuse’s biggest hospital to become president of Penn State University.</p><p>Instead, he’s found himself the subject of several investigations.</p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 10:37:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 48867 at http://wrvo.org 'Totalitarian' culture and pay questions at Upstate hospital SUNY Upstate president resigns; state comptroller announced audit http://wrvo.org/post/suny-upstate-president-resigns-state-comptroller-announced-audit <p>The president of SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse is resigning from his position after being placed on leave. Meanwhile, the state comptroller has announced an audit of SUNY Upstate.<br /><br />In a statement, Dr. David Smith says his resignation from the university is necessary "so that this great institution can move on to even greater success." Smith announced his resignation on Thursday.<br /> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 14:52:02 +0000 Gino Geruntino 46866 at http://wrvo.org SUNY Upstate president resigns; state comptroller announced audit SUNY chancellor: schools will perform well under Obama's proposed ranking system http://wrvo.org/post/suny-chancellor-schools-will-perform-well-under-obamas-proposed-ranking-system <p></p> Thu, 29 Aug 2013 11:02:10 +0000 Ellen Abbott 43359 at http://wrvo.org SUNY chancellor: schools will perform well under Obama's proposed ranking system Schumer calls for action on student use of stimulative drugs http://wrvo.org/post/schumer-calls-action-student-use-stimulative-drugs <p></p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 20:09:21 +0000 Julie Alderman 39435 at http://wrvo.org