Affiliate and Collaborative News

January 2022

Credo: Sharing Strategy - Internal Communication & Strategic Planning

BKD CPAs & Advisors: Higher Education Innovation Tournament

Bond, Schoeneck & King: Status Update on OSHA’s Vax or Test Mandate

UGE International: Solar Soars into 2022!

Alera: Supreme Court Stays OSHA’s ETS for Private Employers with 100 or More Employees

Collegis Education: Our 11 Most-Read Higher Ed Articles of 2021

December 2021
November 2021

The Coalition: Partnership Renewal with Fastenal

TimelyMD: College Students’ Demand for Virtual Mental Health Care Quadruples

Credo: Equipping Leadership At All Levels For Student Success


We are very pleased to announce the launch of CICU Summer School, a six-week series of webinars that will feature experts addressing topics important to our campuses as we prepare for the upcoming academic year. The webinars will cover issues including employee accommodations related to COVID-19, the HERO Act, cybersecurity, public health protocols, communications lessons, and the new normal in enrollment and admissions. Webinar descriptions and links are available here.

Thanks to our CICU Summer School sponsors!


Past Events

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.