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  • Big Ten Academic Alliance Cooperative Cataloging Partnership receives ALCTS Collaboration Award

    Feb 27, 2018
    The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) has selected the Big Ten Academic Alliance Cooperative Cataloging Partnership (BTAA CCP) as the recipient of the ALCTS Outstanding Collaboration Citation for 2018.
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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • CIC CLI Director Mark Sandler to Retire

    Jun 12, 2015
    Mark Sandler, Director of the CIC Center for Library Initiatives, has announce his retirement effective February 29, 2016. Now entering his tenth year of service to the CIC and its 15 member universities, Dr. Sandler also served for 20 years on the staff of the University of Michigan Library.
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  • International Research Workshop Explores Non-Coding RNAs in Chronic Disease

    Apr 01, 2015
    Biomedical researchers at CIC universities along with researchers affiliated with CAPES Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior), a unit within Brazil’s Ministry of Education, will delve into current research on microRNAs and non-coding RNAs on April 30-May 2nd at an international research workshop held at The Ohio State University.
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  • Re-Imagining Gender: Juried Exhibition Call for Art

    Jul 10, 2014
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  • Elizabeth Stovall to Lead CIC's Technology Collaborations

    Apr 15, 2014
    The CIC is very pleased to announce that Elizabeth Stovall will join the staff as Associate Director for Technology Collaboration effective May 16, 2014.
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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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  • CIC Leadership Opportunity: Associate Director for Technology Collaborations

    Feb 05, 2014
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  • National Center for Institutional Diversity & CIC Announce 2013 Exemplary Summer Research Citations

    Jan 27, 2014
    The National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID) in partnership with the Committee on Institutional Cooperation announced the new Exemplary Summer Research Citations for Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) participants.
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  • Mellon Awards CIC/UM Islamic Studies Virtual Curriculum $3 Million Grant

    Jan 27, 2014
    The CIC and the University of Michigan Announce Virtual Collaboration in Islamic Studies
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