CIC News

  • 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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  • Pushing the Boundaries of Collaboration: What Consortia Can Accomplish

    Mar 22, 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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  • Digital Islam Website Launches

    Feb 02, 2016
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  • Kim Armstrong to Lead CIC's Center for Library Initiatives

    Jan 14, 2016
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  • CIC Purchasing Agreement Offers Increased Value on Office Supplies

    Dec 29, 2015
    Recently the CIC Purchasing Consortium (CICPC) amended its Master Agreement with OfficeMax for office products in order to create a new partnering arrangement that adds even greater value through cost savings to its members and other higher education institutions across the country.
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  • New CIC Data Reveals University Research Impacts Local, State, and National Economies

    Dec 10, 2015
    We know that knowledge is transferred from the university to the marketplace through the people that are trained in academic settings, and who then move into other businesses and sectors. Our research demonstrates that a large portion of those PhD recipients we studied stay in the state where they received their education, and earn higher wages than the national average. This adds an important dimension to our understanding of the ways in which research universities impact their surrounding communities and the nation at large.
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  • CIC’s UMETRICS Dataset Provides Insight into Networks and Impacts of the Academic Research Workforce

    Nov 05, 2015
    What are the results of investments in research? Why should taxpayers support universities? How do universities affect the regional economy? These are questions that are beginning to be answered within the CIC.
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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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  • September 2015 CIC eNews Now Available

    Sep 24, 2015
    Grab a cup of coffee and catch up on the latest from the CIC, including updates on the illuminating economic data emerging from the UMETRICs initiative, the recently launched music education collaborative video series, the Big Ten Theatre Collaborative, and CIC's Health Equity Initiative.
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  • CIC Leadership Opportunity: Director – Center for Library Initiatives

    Sep 01, 2015
    The Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) seeks a senior leader with energy, drive, tact, and tenacity to serve as Director of the Center for Library Initiatives (CLI).
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  • CIC Sponsors "The Future Has Arrived: Research & Policy Implications of Autonomous Systems

    Jul 07, 2015
    The University of Maryland's Division of Research and A. James Clark School of Engineering are hosting a Capitol Hill event exploring how UAS (unmanned aircraft systems) technologies will impact our society.
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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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  • April 2015 CIC eNews Now Available

    Apr 21, 2015
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  • CIC Staff in Print--Rebecca Crist Co-Authors "Shared Print Programs"

    Apr 13, 2015
    Rebecca Crist of the CIC's Center for Library Initiatives is the co-author of the recently released ARL publication, Shared Print Programs.
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  • CIC and ACM Awarded $8.1 Million Grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

    Apr 05, 2015
    The Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) and the Associated Colleges of the Midwest (ACM) will share an $8.1 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The fourteen colleges and universities of the ACM and the fifteen research universities of the CIC will participate in the seven-year initiative, called the Undergraduate and Faculty Fellows Program for a Diverse Professoriate.
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  • CIC CLI Deputy Director, Kim Armstrong Wins Chancellor's Award for Excellence

    Apr 02, 2015
    Kimberly Armstrong, Deputy Director of the CIC's Center for Library Initiatives, is being honored with a University of Illinois' Chancellor's Academic Professional Excellence Award (CAPE).
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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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  • "Buy Less and Sell More: New Roles for Libraries and Librarians" Webinar with CLI's Mark Sandler

    Mar 05, 2015
    Join the CIC Center for Library Initiatives' Director Mark Sandler and Bob Boissy, Manager of Account Development and Strategic Alliances, Springer for a free webinar focused on the imperative libraries have to promote the content they purchase, and the services they offer.
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  • CIC 2013-2014 Annual Report Now Available Online

    Feb 24, 2015
    CIC's latest Annual Report offers a snapshot of how the member universities collaboratively leverage their strengths to increase access to higher education, improve the health of our communities and region, and create an enormous economic impact across the nation.
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