Affiliate and Collaborative News

November 2022

Acadeum: The Course Sharing NewsLetter

October 2022

TimelyCare: Four Trends in College Students' Mental Health

MeMD: Implementing a Virtual Behavioral Health program is easy.  Schedule a demo today.

SecurIT360: TikTok and others scrape your data, whether you use their apps or not

September 2022

Segal: Make Employee Benefits Part of Your DEI Strategy

SecurIT360: New NY DFS Cyber Regulation Proposed Amendments

Constellation: Executive Energy Forum - Washington, DC, November 14-16.

August 2022

Segal: Howard Goldspiel has joined Segal as a Senior Vice President to lead the team focused on helping Higher Education Institutions within the Administration and Technology Consulting Practice. Howard has over 35 years of administration, technology and business operations leadership with global HR and employee benefit consulting firms including Mercer and former Towers Perrin. “Howie is an unparalleled subject matter expert and I’m looking forward to partnering with him to help higher ed employers choose and optimize their HR administration and technology with innovative techniques and unmatched expertise,” said Tami Simon, Segal’s Global Commercial Business Leader. 

Mr. Goldspiel held several roles during his 10 year career at Mercer, including Chief Operating Officer for U.S. and Canada and Chief Information Officer. At Towers Perrin, he helped develop ExcellerateHRO, a joint venture between EDS and Towers Perrin that has subsequently become Conduent. Mr. Goldspiel earned a BBA in Actuarial Science from Temple University.

Coursedog: Supercharge Your Catalog: Meeting Current and Prospective Student Needs

Collegis: Key Takeaways from the NACUBO 2022 Conference

Constellation: Energy Market Update - August 2022

UGE: UGE’s Green Bonds makes it easy for investors to earn an impressive return while doing good for the planet.


CICU 2023 Annual Meeting

CICU's 67th Annual Meeting on March 13-14, 2023 will bring member presidents from across the state to Albany for speakers and events focused on the theme Higher Education: Meeting the Challenges of the Next Decade. Click here to read more about our event sponsors.

Thank you to our generous sponsors for making the event possible!

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Past Events

CICU Summer Webinar Series, 2022. Thanks to our sponsors!

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On March 1, 2022, CICU held its annual meeting for presidents. Thanks to our sponsors!

CICU Summer School, 2021. Thanks to our CICU Summer School sponsors!

March 2, 2021: CICU Virtual Annual Meeting for Presidents. Thanks to our sponsors!

February 25, 2020: Annual Meeting for College Presidents at the Albany Capital Center, and reception celebrating Independent Higher Education in New York at the Legielative Office Building in Albany. Thanks to our sponsors!

October 15, 2019: CICU hosted a regional meeting at The Culinary Institute of America where more than 130 attendees from 40 CICU member colleges and universities came together for networking, collaborating, and learning. Thanks to our sponsors!

CICU Affiliates and The CICU Collaborative

The independent colleges and universities of New York are collaborating to reduce costs, promote strategic alliances, and leverage economies of scale.  Through CICU, the Independent Sector is leveraging the collective purchasing power of more than 100 of the finest institutions in higher education to control the cost of college and reduce inefficiencies.

Businesses are invited to join our effort, and campuses are encouraged to take advantage of these opportunities.

CICU Affiliates

Businesses are invited to affiliate with CICU.  Interested companies should complete an application. 

Affiliation is required before joining the CICU Collaborative.

The CICU Collaborative

Business members selected to join our collaborative are committed to enhancing independent higher education by offering products and services to CICU member institutions.   

Members of our Collaborative are trusted partners, with established higher education relationships, and a reputation for quality.  CICU members know that Collaborative companies are vetted, and are providing the best available value.

If you have any questions, or require additional information, please contact: or call (518) 436-4781.