Committee on Institutional Cooperation
The CIC is a consortium of 13 research universities, including the 12 members of the Big Ten Conference and the University of Chicago. The mission of the CIC is to advance academic excellence by sharing resources and promoting and coordinating collaborative activities across the member universities. The CIC is guided by the Provosts of the member universities. Click here to watch a video overview of the CIC, its programs, and its impact.
Academic Leadership Program (ALP)
Established in 1987, the Academic Leadership Program (ALP) is designed to develop the leadership and managerial skills of faculty on CIC campuses who have demonstrated exceptional ability and administrative promise.
The CIC ALP Fellows for 2012-13 are:
Anthony Atchley, Associate Dean for Research and Administration, College of Engineering
Rhonda BeLue, Associate Professor of Health Policy and Administration, College of Health and Human Development
Kathleen Bieschke, 2012-13 Administrative Fellow to the Executive Vice President and Provost; and Professor of Counseling Psychology, College of Education
Mary Beth Rosson, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, College of Information Sciences and Technology
Brenton Yarnal, 2012-13 Chair-Elect of the University Faculty Senate; and Professor of Geography, College of Earth and Minerla Sciences
Academic Leadership Program Fellows
Department Executive Officers Program (DEO)
In 1997-98 the CIC initiated an annual program of leadership development opportunities for department heads and chairs (Department Executive Officers or "DEOs"). Institutional team participants include seasoned veterans as well as newer department heads and chairs.
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