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  • Barbara McFadden Allen on: Is College Worth It?

    Feb 03, 2017
    In Is College Worth It? Experts Pick Sides, Barbara McFadden Allen, Big Ten Academic Alliance Executive Director, joins a discussion with chancellors, college presidents, and CEOs to debate the return of investment on a college degree.
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  • Mark Sandler wins 2017 Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award

    Feb 02, 2017
    Mark Sandler, former Big Ten Academic Alliance Director of Library Initiatives, has been awarded the 2017 Hugh C. Atkinson Memorial Award.
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  • Big Ten Academic Alliance Leadership Opportunity--Executive Director

    Dec 05, 2016
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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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  • International Learning: Big Ten Students Study Abroad at Record Rates

    Nov 21, 2016
    A recently released report details how Big Ten universities are sending record numbers of students to learn abroad.
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  • A Message from the Executive Director

    Nov 02, 2016
    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

    Nov 02, 2016
    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

    Nov 02, 2016
    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

    Nov 02, 2016
    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

    Nov 02, 2016
    Fellowship opportunities available through collaborative partnerships with the Smithsonian Institution and the Associated Colleges of the Midwest
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  • Barbara McFadden Allen to Retire September, 2017

    Sep 15, 2016
    Barbara McFadden Allen, the longtime Executive Director of the Big Ten Academic Alliance, has announced that she will be retiring from her position in September 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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  • Barbara McFadden Allen on How the Big Ten Academic Alliance is Driving Higher Education

    Sep 06, 2016
    Big Ten Academic Alliance Executive Director, Barbara McFadden Allen recently spoke to Rod Berger of MindRocket Media on the impact the Big Ten member universities are having on higher education.
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  • Big Ten Academic Alliance Co-Hosts Capitol Hill Health Equity Forum

    Aug 18, 2016
    Co-sponsored by the Big Ten Academic Alliance and Congressman John Sarbanes(D-MD), this year's University of Maryland Capitol Hill Forum is centered on the theme of health equity, focusing on innovative community-based interventions for health promotion and disease prevention in vulnerable populations.
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  • Big Ten Academic Alliance Leadership Opportunity--Director of Programs

    Aug 10, 2016
    The Big Ten Academic Alliance seeks a highly motivated, talented leader to take some of the most productive collaborations in American higher education to new levels of impact for the member universities.
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  • MSU to lead Big Ten Academic Alliance multi-university language learning effort

    Aug 03, 2016
    Michigan State University will use a three-year $1.2 million grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to lead a Big Ten Academic Alliance multi-university research project to improve the teaching of less commonly taught languages, or LCTLs.
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  • Thirty years of SROP: Michigan Celebrates another Successful Summer of Research and Opportunity

    Aug 01, 2016
    The University of Michigan celebrated 30 years of preparing students from underrepresented backgrounds to pursue doctorate degrees during its Summer Research Opportunity Program symposium on Thursday, July 28, in the Rackham Graduate School Building.
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  • The Committee on Institutional Cooperation Is Now the Big Ten Academic Alliance

    Jun 29, 2016
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  • CIC's Rebecca Crist on Collaborative Stewardship of Shared Collections

    May 04, 2016
    A new monograph explores how libraries and the organizations that provide services to them are devoting more attention to system-wide organization of collections—whether the "system" is a consortium, a region or a country.
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  • Robert Van Rennes Named New Assistant Director of CIC's Center for Library Initiatives

    Apr 20, 2016
    The CIC is delighted to announce that Robert Van Rennes has been appointed as Assistant Director, Center for Library Initiatives at the CIC, effective July 1, 2016.
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