Today I am in Chicago meeting Honors Deans and Dirctors from the other CIC schools. What is CIC? Good question. It is the Big 10 + University of ILL Chicago. So, 12 schools in total because of course “the Big 10” is really 11 schools.
CIC: Committee on Institutional Cooperation – About CIC
ABOUT CICThe CIC is a consortium of 12 research universities, including the 11 members of the Big Ten Conference and the University of Chicago. With campuses in 8 states, CIC universities enroll more than 300,000 undergraduates and 76,000 graduate students, and employ some 33,000 full-time faculty and 139,000 full-time staff. The CIC is guided by the Provosts of the member universities