ACI News Archives


Nov. 19, 2018: Blackburn College Appoints Dr. Julie Murray-Jensen its 17th President
Nov. 19, 2018: ACI to Host Wealth Advisors at Dec. 6, Breakfast Meeting in Chicago
Oct. 4, 2018: Work and Life Skills Boot Camps Will Support Students at ACI Colleges and Universities
Oct. 4, 2018: Join us for ACI’s HR, and Diversity and Inclusion Leaders Breakfast Nov. 7
Aug. 27, 2018: ACI to Distribute $75,000 in Scholarship Funds to Members
Aug. 8, 2017: Make Plans to Attend ACI’s Fall Conference, Nov. 2, in Chicago
Aug. 8, 2017: ACI Welcomes Two Corporate Board of Trustees Members
Aug. 1, 2018: ACI Welcomes New Presidents to Blackburn College, North Park University and Principia College
Aug. 1, 2018: Eureka College and North Central College Join ACI Peer Mentoring Program
June 6: 25 Members and Growing: Saint Xavier University Rejoins ACI
June 6: ACI Board Elects New Leaders, Approves Budget, Business Plan
June 6: Peer Mentoring Program Applications Available Through June 22
May 10, 2018: ACI Annual Benefit Reception Raises More than $90,000 for Peer Mentoring Program
April 9: Attend an ACI Professional Development Conference in June
April 9: ACI Cosponsoring May 8 Events with TIGER 21 Founder and Chairman Michael Sonnenfeldt
April 5: Purchase Tickets for ACI’s 2018 Benefit Reception: Friday, April 20
April 5: ACI’s First Career and Internship Fair: A Total Career Development Experience Meeting Employers, Building Skills
Feb. 23: Liberal Arts Colleges and Universities Offer Broad Training, Challenge and Encouragement
Feb. 1: ACI Career and Internship Fair March 23 at North Central College
Feb. 1: Knox College, Millikin University Presidents to Discuss Education, Workforce Development Feb. 21


Dec. 8: It’s Ready — ACI’s 2016-2017 Annual Report
Dec. 8: Liberal Arts Colleges and Universities Produce Quality Employees
Dec. 8: ACI Welcomes Two New Corporate Board Members
Nov. 9: Liberal arts grads ‘master learners,’ workplace leaders and ready for change
Nov. 9: ACI Fall Conference draws more than 140 people
Nov. 1: Morningstar CEO Headlines ACI Wealth Advisors Breakfast Dec. 6 in Chicago
Nov. 1: Council of Independent Colleges awards $32,000 conditional grant to ACI Peer Mentoring Program
Sept. 29: Join Us Nov. 3 for ACI’s Professional Development Conference
Sept. 29: ACI Hosting Breakfast on Workforce Development and the Liberal Arts Nov. 2
Sept. 11: Quincy University Trustees Appoint Phil Conover University’s 23rd President
Sept. 7: ACI Welcomes Three New Corporate Board Members
August 31: ACI Distributes $66,000 in Scholarship Funds to Members
June 30: ACI Expands Peer Mentoring Program to Nine Colleges
June 30: ACI Awarded Career Fair Matching Grant by Council of Independent Colleges
May 31: ACI welcomes Wheaton College, elects new leaders, OKs new mission statement
May 2: ACI 65th Anniversary Reception Focuses on Scholars, Independent Higher Education

2017 (cont’d)

May 2: ACI Benefit Reception Testimonials Emphasize Opportunity for Underserved Students
March 28: ACI, Call One Announce New Scholarship for Science, Technology or Business Majors
March 17: ACI Spring Professional Development Conferences Set
Feb. 17: A Liberal Arts Education Prepares Students Well, Benefits Society, Says College President
Feb. 7: ACI Welcomes Bradley Mease of Baker Tilly as Corporate Trustee
Feb. 1: ACI to Host 65th Anniversary Benefit Reception April 21 in Chicago
Jan. 20: Illinois College Presidents Connect Liberal Arts Education and Student Success
Jan. 16: ACI Welcomes Leslie Sawyer as Corporate Trustee


Dec. 14: ACI Publishes 2015-2016 Annual Report
Dec. 14: ACI Welcomes Two New Board of Trustees Members
Nov. 2: ACI Welcomes Six New Board of Trustees Members
Oct. 7: Consider Creating an ACI Named Scholarship
Sept. 9: ACI 2016 Fall Conferences Set
Sept. 9: Olivet Nazarene Named Proud Partner of the Chicago Bears
Aug. 31: Monmouth College Makes Major Jump in ‘Washington Monthly College Guide’
Aug. 29: North Central College is National Partner in the Billion Dollar Green Challenge
Aug. 24: ACI Welcomes Three New Board of Trustees Members
Aug. 24: ACI to Distribute UPS Scholarship Funds to Illinois StudentsAug. 10: Remembering Deborah M. Sawyer
Aug. 9: Millikin University Department of Theatre and Dance becomes School of Theatre and Dance
Aug. 8: ACI and North Central College announce transition of Center for Success in High-Need Schools
Aug. 5: Lewis University College Success Program Receives $45,000 AT&T Contribution
Aug. 5: From ACI-member North Central College: Democracy through the eyes of students
July 6: Peer Mentoring Program expands to seven campuses for 2016-17
July 1: ACI welcomes four new college and university presidents
May 27: North Central College agrees to acquire Shimer College
May 9: Laura Ortega-Lamela Appointed to ACI Board of Trustees
May 6: ACI Scholar Katherine King, Concordia University Chicago
April 27: ACI Scholar Paris Edwards, Augustana College
April 14: Welcome new board members!
April 6: ACI Welcomes Sikich LLP as a New Corporate Partner
April 6: Northwest Comprehensive Continues its ACI Corporate Partnership
March 16: ACI April 29 Reception to Recognize Scholarship Recipients, Peer Mentoring, Retiring Presidents
Feb. 25: ACI offers Conservation Careers internships for this summer
Feb. 23: Rockford University appoints Dr. Eric Fulcomer as president
Feb. 18: Elmhurst College names Dr. Troy VanAken president
Feb. 12: Greenville College tops list of state’s best online colleges and universities; 6 other ACI schools also ranked
Feb.9: Dr. David Livingston named 10th president of Lewis University
Feb. 4: Three ACI member schools cited for lowering tuition costs
Jan.7: ACI’s 2016 spring conferences set


Dec.15: Consider ACI for year-end, tax-deductible giving
Nov. 18: ACI’s Project LEAD Summit explores teacher diversity and support
Nov. 6: ACI awarded challenge grant for peer mentoring at member colleges


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