eNewsletter November 2016

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    A Message from the Executive Director

    Fall descends on the Big Ten campuses with an especial beauty. Students and faculty rush from class to event to neighborhoods as the canopy above turns a rich and vibrant hue. Each autumn, we engage in practices that have been part of teaching and learning for millennia.
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    New Name Leads to Greater Awareness

    The Committee on Institutional Cooperation became the Big Ten Academic Alliance on July 1, 2016 and the benefits of this name change are already resulting in a greater awareness of the organization and its programs.
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    Faculty Pipeline Initiative Is a National Model

    For over 30 years, the Big Ten Academic Alliance Graduate Deans have fostered pipeline programs designed to increase the number of URM graduate student enrollments and faculty candidates. The Professorial Advancement initiative is now seen as a national model for its multi-pronged approach
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    Library Initiatives Update

    Under the leadership of the university librarians, new Director of Library Initiatives, Kim Armstrong, and new Assistant Director, Rob Van Rennes, are working with the libraries to build on their strong collaborative success.
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    Fellowship Opportunities

    Fellowship opportunities available through collaborative partnerships with the Smithsonian Institution and the Associated Colleges of the Midwest
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