CIC Overview June 2010

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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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CIC Overview June 2010

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

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