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CIC Overview May 2011


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The CIC is the nation's premier higher education consortium of top-tier research institutions, including the Big Ten Conference members and the University of Chicago. Through collaboration CIC members save money, share assets, and increase teaching, learning and research opportunities.

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CIC Overview May 2011

  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 MinnesotaNorthwestern 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 (2009-10)
  4. 4. 1,725 students studied abroad, participated in summer research internships, and accessed specialized courses made available via collaboration
  5. 5. 2,000 faculty and staff attended meetings and conferences on 100 topics
  6. 6. 140 Faculty participated in leadership development opportunities
  7. 7. Universities
  8. 8. Total Full-Time Faculty:33,945
  9. 9. Total Academic Professional and Civil Service Staff: 142,000
  10. 10. Total Full-Time Graduate Student Enrollment: 98,486
  11. 11. Total Undergraduate Enrollment: 313,557</li></li></ul><li>The CIC: Collective Strength <br />The CIC: Collective Strength <br /><ul><li> Conducts $7billion 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: A Video Overview<br />
  14. 14. 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 $11 million through collaborative purchasing and licensing efforts in 2009-10.
  15. 15. 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 2009-10<br />
  16. 16.<br /><br />Barbara McFadden Allen, Director<br /><br />