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CIC Overview June 2010



An overview of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, the academic consortium of the Big Ten universities and the University of Chicago.

An overview of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, the academic consortium of the Big Ten universities and the University of Chicago.



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  • 1. The Committee on Institutional Cooperation:
    Representing America’s Top-Tier Research Institutions
    University of Chicago
    University of Illinois
    Indiana University
    University of Iowa
    University of Michigan
    Michigan State University
    University of Minnesota Northwestern University
    Ohio State University Pennsylvania State University
    Purdue University
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • 2. The CIC: The Nation’s Premier Higher Education Consortium
    Through collaboration across our member universities, CIC members save money, share assets, and increase teaching, learning and research opportunities.
  • 3. The CIC: By the Numbers
    • Programs (2008-09)
    • 4. 1,465 students studied abroad, participated in summer research internships, and accessed specialized courses from other CIC institutions
    • 5. 1,495 Staff attended CIC meetings or conferences on 103 topics
    • 6. 96 Faculty participated in leadership development opportunities
    • 7. Universities
    • 8. Total Full-Time Faculty: 29,320
    • 9. Total Academic Professional and Civil Service Staff: 142,000
    • 10. Total Full-Time Graduate Student Enrollment: 78,230
    • 11. Total Full-Time Undergraduate Enrollment: 319,338
  • The CIC: Collective Strength 
    The CIC: Collective Strength 
    • Conducts $6.4 billion in funded research each year, more than the University of California system ($4.38 billion) and the Ivy League ($3.27 billion)
    • 12. Produces 14.5% of the PhDs granted in the US each year, delivering doctoral programs in 147 areas of study
    • 13. Owns more book volumes (82 million) than the University of California system (34 mil) and the Ivy League (68.8 mil)
  • The CIC: Excellence Through Collaboration
    • CIC libraries partnered with Google to digitize 10 million book volumes,
    while establishing one of the largest digital archives in the world
    • CIC members saved more than $5.9 million and avoided more than $3.3 million through collaborative purchasing and licensing efforts in 2008-09.
    • 14. The CIC fiber network collaboration, OmniPoP, provides scholars essential ultra-fast connectivity to international research hubs
  • The CIC: Return on Collaboration 2008-09
  • 15. www.cic.net
    Barbara McFadden Allen, Director