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  • A Message from the Executive Director

    Oct 12, 2017
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  • Partnering for Better Health

    Oct 11, 2017
    The Health Equity Initiative has been dedicated to creating critical partnerships, incubating transformative collaboration, fostering mutual learning, and facilitating ground-breaking research to address health equity and social determinants of health in infants, children, and their families.
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  • Libraries Collaborating to Increase Student Success

    Oct 11, 2017
    Recent collaborations have enabled the libraries to continue to maximize their resources to exponentially increase access to materials and cultivate opportunities to support students, faculty, and researchers as they create and share knowledge.
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  • Leveraging Knowledge and Resources to Boost Language Proficiency

    Oct 11, 2017
    Learn how the Mellon Foundation is supporting the Big Ten Academic Alliance's multi-university research project to improve the teaching of less commonly taught languages.
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  • PAI Program Has Significant Impact on URM Hiring

    Oct 11, 2017
    Over the past four years, PAI has recruited over 120 postdoctoral fellows from a broad representation of STEM disciplines and has had a significant impact on the hiring of underrepresented minority (URM) faculty and lead scientists in the disciplines of engineering, physical sciences and biomedical/biological sciences.
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  • Strength in Numbers: Building a Consortial Cooperative Cataloging Partnership

    Jun 19, 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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    • Library Initiatives
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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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  • 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
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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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    • International
  • 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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    • Professional Development
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    • Student Opportunities
    • General
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