• Penn State eagerly awaits UNL's entrance into the BigTen/CIC

    Jun 30, 2011, 13:28 PM

    This Penn State Live article expounds upon the many benefits of the University of Nebraska joining the BigTen and the CIC. "We are very excited to welcome a new academic and athletic partner in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln," said Penn State...

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  • Article Explores the Many Benefits of UNL Joining the Big Ten/CIC

    Jun 28, 2011, 08:46 AM

    This in-depth Layette Journal & Courier article delves into the many benefits of the University of Nebraska entrance into the Big Ten and the CIC. "In order to do first-class research, we want to live in a neighborhood that helps...

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  • Penn State President Spanier Touts Benefits of CIC Membership to UNL Faculty

    Apr 19, 2011, 16:41 PM

    Pennsylvania State University President Graham Spanier on Monday delivered remarks regarding the academic advantages of joining the Big Ten athletic conference to a University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty audience on Monday. Dr. Spanier was brought to campus for the second of...

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  • UNL Athletic Director Tom Osborne Touts CIC in Chicago Tribune Q & A

    Mar 31, 2011, 22:16 PM

    In a Chicago Tribune article published March 31, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Athletic Director Tom Osborne touted the academic benefits of being a member of the Big Ten Conference. UNL will become an official member of the Big Ten and the...

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  • UNL Chancellor: CIC Membership a Challenge, Opportunity

    Mar 18, 2011, 12:45 PM

    University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Harvey S. Perlman challenged the institution's faculty to make the most out of the opportunities provided by UNL's pending entry into the CIC, the Lincoln Journal Star reported in its March 18 editions. Perlman gave an...

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  • CIC Staff Receive Warm Reception By UNL

    Mar 1, 2011, 13:27 PM

    A CIC delegation enjoyed a warm welcome from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln on Monday as it visited the campus for the first time. UNL will become a member of the CIC on July 1, 2011, the same date it becomes...

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  • CIC Prepares for Nebraska Visit

    Feb 24, 2011, 00:28 AM

    Senior CIC staff will visit the University of Nebraska-Lincoln next week as preparations continue to welcome UNL into the CIC on July 1. The upcoming visit was the focus of a Feb. 23 article in the Lincoln Journal Star. "It's...

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  • Cites CIC as a "Positive" For UNL

    Feb 11, 2011, 11:53 AM

    The chatter around University of Nebraska-Lincoln joining the CIC and the Big Ten conference is ramping up as the date quickly approaches. In a blog discussion on, reporter Adam Rittenberg cites the CIC as a "positive" as UNL makes...

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  • CIC Members Have Clout in Social Media

    Jan 24, 2011, 08:30 AM

    According to Klout, a popular social media analytics service, three CIC members rank among the nation's top 10 most influential colleges on Twitter. The University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of Minnesota, and Indiana University were ranked No. 4, No. 9, and...

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  • Ten CIC Members Rank Highly in Kiplinger's Best Values in Public Colleges

    Jan 5, 2011, 11:57 AM

    Every public member institution of the CIC was ranked in Kiplinger's Personal Finance 100 Best Values in Public Colleges 2011, released on Jan. 5. All 10 CIC public universities were ranked in the top 70 of the magazine's 100 best...

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  • University of Nebraska President Emphasizes Benefits of Joining CIC

    Dec 2, 2010, 08:00 AM

    A Nebraska newspaper reported in its Dec. 1 edition that University of Nebraska President J.B. Milliken made public remarks that stating that this may be one of the "great periods" in the history of the University of Nebraska, and cited the...

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  • Indiana Student Newspaper Article Puts the CIC in the Spotlight

    Oct 25, 2010, 14:37 PM

    Through interviews with several Indiana University administrators, the Indiana Daily Student describes the role of the CIC in an article published Oct. 21. The article introduces the CIC as the academic consortium of the Big Ten universities and the University...

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  • Pundit Takes the "Mystery" Out of Academic Aspect of Big Ten Membership

    Sep 28, 2010, 06:00 AM

    A sports columnist for The (Champaign-Urbana) News-Gazette tried to take the "mystery" out of the "academic aspect" of the University of Nebraska-Lincon's future move to the Big Ten athletic conference in a column on Sunday, Sept. 26. Loren Tate spoke...

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  • All CIC Universities Included in List of World's Top 200 Universities

    Sep 17, 2010, 11:32 AM

    All 12 CIC member universities were ranked in the top 160 of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings released Thursday, demonstrating their excellence not only nationally, but globally. No CIC university ranked lower than 156. University of Chicago (12),...

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  • Penn State Lauds Benefits of CIC Membership

    Sep 7, 2010, 07:00 AM

    Virtually everyone at Pennsylvania State University "has reaped the benefits of membership" in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, said Rod Erickson, Penn State's executive vice president and provost in an article published Sept. 3 by Penn State's news arm. The...

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  • Nebraska Administrators Visit CIC, Interviewed By Local Press

    Jul 1, 2010, 11:57 AM

    Two senior-level administrators from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln visited the Champaign, Ill., offices of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation on June 30 to lay the groundwork for UNL's 2011 admission into the consortium. Ellen Weissinger, Interim Senior Vice Chancellor for...

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  • Inside Illinois Features CIC

    Jun 17, 2010, 15:28 PM

    Inside Illinois, the newspaper for faculty/staff at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, featured the University's membership in the CIC for its June 17 edition. The article, titled "Campus sees many benefits from CIC membership," also describes CIC programs and...

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  • Champaign-Urbana Media Descend on CIC

    Jun 14, 2010, 15:02 PM

    Barbara McFadden Allen, director of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, appeared on WCIA's 10 p.m. newscast on Friday, June 11, and was prominently featured in the Saturday, June 11 editions of The News-Gazette. Both media outlets are located in Champaign,...

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  • Omaha World-Herald Quotes Minnesota Provost, Lists CIC Initiatives

    Jun 9, 2010, 11:25 AM

    University of Minnesota Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Thomas Sullivan was interviewed and quoted by a recent Omaha World-Herald article about the academic benefits of being a member of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation, the consortium of...

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  • Lincoln Journal Star, Columbia Daily Tribune Feature CIC

    May 26, 2010, 14:15 PM

    The Lincoln Journal Star is the latest mainstream media outlet to feature the CIC and interview director Barbara McFadden Allen. The Journal Star's article, published in its May 23 editions, examines the role of academics in the relationships between the...

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