GS3 Speakers

Chancellor Nancy Cantor (GS3NA)

Chancellor Nancy Cantor, Gender Summit 5 Africa speaker

Syracuse University, USA.

Nancy Cantor is a distinguished higher education leader who is helping forge a new understanding of the role of universities in society.  As Chancellor and President of Syracuse University, she spearheads pursuit of a view of the university not as a traditional "ivory tower," but as a public good. Prior to Syracuse, Nancy Cantor served as chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at the University of Michigan, Previously, she had been chair of the department of psychology at Princeton University.

Chancellor Cantor served as a panellist representing higher education leaders during the Gender roadmap for research and innovation systems – addressing the needs of different stakeholders at the Gender Summit 3 North America 2013 (GS3NA).