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  • Op-Ed by IRIS PIs on how Tax bill would imperil nation’s innovation, future

    Dec 15, 2017
    In a piece in the Columbus Dispatch on December 14, 2017, IRIS PI Bruce Weinberg, with IRIS PI co-authors Julia Lane and Jason Owen-Smith, discuss the value of research spending and harmful portions of the tax bill passed by the House.
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  • Big Ten universities reported the highest number of students in Learning Abroad programs in five years

    Dec 04, 2017
    One of the most comprehensive analysis of Learning Abroad strategies in the United States shows growth among members of the Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) in the number of students who participated in Learning Abroad Programs during Fall 2015 through Summer 2016.
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  • Strength in Numbers: Building a Consortial Cooperative Cataloging Partnership

    Oct 23, 2017
    Librarians across the Big Ten Academic Alliance are collaborating to provide greater access to cross-institutional collections through a strategic effort to supplement cataloging capacity.
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  • Keith A. Marshall, Ph.D., Named New Executive Director

    Apr 24, 2017
    The Big Ten Academic Alliance is delighted to announce that Keith A. Marshall, Ph.D., has been appointed as the new Executive Director, effective June 6, 2017.
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  • Latest Annual Report Now Available Online

    Apr 04, 2017
    The newly released Annual Report details the collective power and progress of this enterprise, highlighting projects such as library collaborations that have resulted in space savings of over 73 miles of linear shelf space; a nationally-recognized model for diversifying the professoriate; and strategic sourcing agreements that save our universities more than $15.7 million.
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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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