The Associated Colleges of Illinois is a network of private, nonprofit, residential colleges and universities that works with business and community leaders to design and implement innovative and collaborative programs to:

  • help low-income, minority, and first-generation students prepare for and successfully graduate from college
  • help students develop the professional skills they need to successfully launch careers
  • support college and university leadership in their efforts to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of higher education.
 

Member Colleges

ACI members form a robust network of 22 private, nonprofit, residential colleges and universities committed to mission-driven, liberal arts-based higher education in small, supportive environments that cultivate a sense of community and where faculty make teaching their first priority. Learn more about ACI colleges and universities and the rich opportunities they offer.

 

Donors

ACI accomplishes its mission through the generosity of foundations, corporations, government agencies, and individuals who support the collaborative efforts of private colleges and universities to make personalized, values-based higher education accessible to a diverse student population. All gifts to the Associated Colleges of Illinois as tax deductible as provided by law.

 

Business Partners

ACI Business Partners gain access to a network of colleges and universities serving 58,000 students and 10,000 faculty and staff, with combined purchasing power of more than $1.3 billion.

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

APR
28

04.28.2014 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Governance Committee conference call

MAY
12

05.12.2014 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Advancement Officers Conference

MAY
13

05.13.2014 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Advancement Officers Conference

MAY
22

05.22.2014 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Audit/Investment Committee

MAY
28

05.28.2014 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Annual business meeting conference call

JUN
04

06.04.2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
New Board Member Reception

JUN
09

06.09.2014 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Internship program orientation session for interns and host sites