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  • Katherine Galvin Named New Big Ten Academic Alliance Director of Programs

    Dec 01, 2016
    The Big Ten Academic Alliance is delighted to announce that Katherine Galvin has been appointed as the Director of Programs, effective January 3, 2017.
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  • Big Ten Academic Alliance's Professorial Advancement Initiative Featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education

    Sep 12, 2016
    The Chronicle of Higher Education's Wider Spectrum series has highlighted the transformational work of the Big Ten Academic Alliance's Professorial Advancement initiative
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  • The Power of the Collective: CIC Annual Report Now Available

    Mar 10, 2016
    The newly released CIC Annual Report details the collective power and progress of this enterprise, highlighting the Health Equities initiative between the state Departments of Health and the member schools; faculty collaborations in theater, music education, and business; and data on the economic impact of the scientific workforce and funded research being done across the campuses.
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  • Penn State Programs Ranked #1 for Veterans

    Oct 02, 2015
    This year, Penn State welcomes the third annual meeting of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation's Military and Veterans Services Peer Group to University Park to share best practices and current developments at their respective schools.
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  • University of Maryland Embraces Opportunities Offered by CIC Membership

    Apr 10, 2014
    University of Maryland has maximized its first year in the CIC.
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  • The CIC Welcomes Monsters University to Membership

    Apr 01, 2014
    Monsters University has become a member of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, effective April 1, 2014. Founded in 1313, MU is a private, pan-educational university with over 12,000 undergraduates, located two hours from downtown Monstropolis.
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  • "Together We Work. Together It Works." CIC Annual Report 2012-2013 Now Available Online

    Feb 10, 2014
    CIC's latest Annual Report explores the impact of our joint efforts across the breadth of member universities and higher education.
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  • CIC's Barbara McFadden Allen on Successful Partnership-Building in Higher Ed

    Feb 05, 2014
    In this article, Allen distills key best practices that have emerged out of the CIC's test bed for coordinated action, including Four Steps for Entering into Partnerships, Four Reasons to Partner, and Where to Partner.
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  • Connections, Collaborations, and Opportunities Abound for New CIC Member University

    Sep 05, 2013
    Access to library resources, leadership development programs, and increased Study Abroad opportunities are some of the early benefits to membership in the CIC, as outlined in a recent article in the University of Maryland's student newspaper, The Diamondback.
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  • Research Matters: UMD Talk Show Focuses on the CIC

    Apr 25, 2013
    CIC Executive Director, Barbara McFadden Allen, joined UMD's Senior Vice President and Provost, Mary Ann Rankin, along with UMD Dean of Libraries, Patricia Steele, to talk about the many opportunities for collaboration between UMD and the member universities of the CIC.
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  • Insight and Expertise at CIC's ALP Spring Seminar

    Apr 10, 2013
    With a focus on "Money Management and Strategies in Higher Education," the CIC ALP Spring Seminar was held at University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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  • 2010-11 Academic Leadership Program Kicks Off in Madison

    Oct 14, 2010
    The 2010-11 Academic Leadership Program Fellows will convene for the program's first seminar Oct. 14-16 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Fluno Center For Executive Education. The CIC’s signature professional development opportunity, ALP consists of three intensive three-day seminars which rotate...
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  • Annual Leadership Development Event for Department Heads Kicks Off in Chicago

    Feb 24, 2010
    The CIC's annual leadership development event specifically created for department heads and chairs, the Department Executive Officers (DEO) Seminar, kicked off Thursday, Feb. 25 in Chicago. Now in its 13th year, the 2010 DEO Seminar attracted 57 participants, more than...
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