Upcoming Events



2017 Workshop for Department and Division Chairs - Savannah, GA

CIC offers the annual Department and Division Chair Workshops to strengthen leadership at the departmental level. The workshops are designed to serve both experienced and new chairs of departments or divisions at independent colleges and universities.
2017-03-29T04:00:00Z2017-03-31T04:00:00Z, 2017-03-29T04:00:00Z
New York Times Student News Editors Workshop

New York Times Student News Editors Workshop

The New York Times Student News Editors Workshop, “Inside the Times,” is organized annually by the Times and the Council of Independent Colleges and allows student news editors to spend a day at the New York Times exploring the role of a newspaper in society, meeting with Times correspondents and editors, and developing their journalistic skills.
2017-04-07T04:00:00Z, 2017-04-07T04:00:00Z
New York City

Securing America's Future Workshop - McDaniel College

CIC is offering a series of eight free workshops that will bring together teams of presidents, senior administrators, and faculty leaders to explore key trends in higher education and society, the urgent pressures facing individual colleges and universities, and potential solutions.
2017-04-18T04:00:00Z, 2017-04-18T04:00:00Z
Westminster, MD

Information Fluency in the Disciplines Workshop

This series of workshops is intended to help institutions move beyond information literacy in general education to information fluency in humanities majors.
2017-04-20T04:00:00Z2017-04-22T04:00:00Z, 2017-04-20T04:00:00Z
New Orleans, LA

 Items of Interest

​Intergenerational Connections: Students Serving Older Adults

CIC is pleased to invite applications from member institutions to participate in a new project that CIC has developed with support from the AARP Foundation, “Intergenerational Connections: Students Serving Older Adults.” Twelve institutions will be awarded grants of up to $13,000 for the 2017–2018 academic year for use as student stipends to create or expand undergraduate student service projects focused on intergenerational interaction with low-income older adults (50 years and older) in the institutions’ communities.

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CIC and Other Associations Send Letter to Secretary of Homeland Security​​

On January 31, CIC joined ACE and 49 other higher education associations to send a letter to Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly on maintaining the United States as the destination of choice for the world’s best students, faculty and scholars.

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​2017 Presidents Institute Resources

Resource materials from the 2017 Presidents Institute are available online. The materials include videos, slides, and documents from many of the plenary presentations, concurrent sessions, and workshops.

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​2017 NetVUE Conference

Building on the momentum of the first three national conferences, the 2017 NetVUE Conference will address the theme, “Renewing the Theological Exploration of Vocation.” The conference will feature effective strategies to lead and sustain vocational exploration efforts.

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