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

JUL
29

07.29.2014 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
New Faulty Institute

JUL
30

07.30.2014 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
New Faculty Institute

JUL
31

07.31.2014 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
New Faculty Institute

AUG
06

08.06.2014 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Internship Program--student presentations

AUG
13

08.13.2014 8:30 am - 10:30 am
Joint meeting of the Center Education Council and Education Deans/Chairs

AUG
13

08.13.2014 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Center Partnership meeting

AUG
13

08.13.2014 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Professional Development Network Academy