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University of Cincinnati, Office of the President, Nancy Zimpher Speeches

Identifier: UA-11-01

Scope and Content

Speeches of former UC President, Nancy Zimpher, 2003-2009.


  • 2003-2009


Language of Materials

The records are in English

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Biography of Nancy L. Zimpher

Nancy L. Zimpher served as the University of Cincinnati's president from October of 2003 until May of 2009. She was the university's 25th president and its first woman president. Zimpher attended The Ohio State University where she received a bachelor's degree in English education and speech, a master's degree in English literature, and a PhD in teacher education and administration in higher education. Prior to her arrival at UC, Dr. Zimpher was the Executive Dean of the Professional Colleges and Dean of the College of Education at The Ohio State University , and served as the Chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (1998-2003). Under Zimpher's leadership, the university embarked on the UC|21: Defining the New Urban Research Universitystrategic plan, the university's decision-making process was restructured, and admission standards were raised. On June 1, 2009, Zimpher became chancellor of the State University of New York system.


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Speech files for former President Nancy Zimpher

Statement of Arrangement

The collection is arranged chronologically by appearance date.

Physical Location

Archives and Rare Books Library

Related Material

UA-10-01, University of Cincinnati, Office of the President, Nancy L. Zimpher Records, 2003-2008 UA-09-24,University of Cincinnati Office of the President: Nancy Zimpher Calendars, 2003-2009 UA-09-08,University of Cincinnati, President's Cabinet Minutes, 2004-2009
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8th Floor Blegen Library
2602 McMicken Circle
P.O. Box 210113
Cincinnati Ohio 45221-0113