The following organizations are CIC sponsors during 2014–2015:
Through Academbot.com, prospective students find, rank, and compare colleges based on what’s really important to them. The fully integrated, responsive platform gives colleges the power to connect with students on any device with tactics tuned for lead generation, awareness, social reach and engagement, and content marketing. Enjoy unlimited leads, boost brand engagement—and cut your recruitment marketing costs by as much as 70%.
Dick Jones Communications is a public relations firm specializing in higher education. During the past 25 years, our firm has assisted dozens of colleges and universities with production and successful placement of stories in the national media.
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education celebrates its 30 year anniversary as the only national newsmagazine focusing on matters of access and opportunity for all in higher education. Diverse remains the preeminent source of timely news, insightful research and special reports, provocative commentary and interviews on a range of issues affecting all higher education professionals, but especially minorities and other underrepresented populations.
EurekAlert! is an online, global news service operated by AAAS, the science society. EurekAlert! provides a central place through which universities, medical centers, journals, government agencies, corporations and other organizations engaged in research can bring their news to the media. EurekAlert! also offers its news and resources to the public. EurekAlert! features news and resources focused on all areas of science, medicine, health and technology.
Gehrung Associates is the first firm in the nation to specifically address the marketing needs of universities and colleges. Begun in 1972, the firm is the agency of choice for higher education institutions seeking significant editorial exposure in the national, and international, news media.
Founded in 2004, Inside Higher Ed is the online source for news, opinion, and jobs for all of higher education.
J. Davis Public Relations, LLC offers clients a practical, news-driven approach to social media that emphasizes customer service and real conversational engagement.
Looking for decision-makers? Leadership Directories researches contact and biographical data for hundreds of thousands of thought leaders in America - with emails, phone numbers, addresses, background information and much more. Leadership Directores builds web-based directories with in-depth organization profiles and verified contact information from companies, government agencies, Congressional offices, law firms, news media outlets, healthcare organizations, and nonprofits.
Newswise is a newswire service for journalists, media professionals, and anyone interested in knowledge-based news content.
TVP Communications is a boutique public relations agency focused on issues specific to higher education, providing full-service support to clients such as two- and four-year public and private institutions, higher education foundations and associations, education service providers and national education initiatives. TVP Communications has years of experience providing counsel on thought leadership development, strategic communications development, media relations and crisis communications to education-focused entities and institutions.
AcademicKeys.com is a source for academic employment. More than 89% of the top 120 universities (as ranked by US News and World Report) are posting their available higher ed jobs with AcademicKeys.com.
Academic Search, Inc, an executive search firm serving American higher education for the past three decades.
American Academic Leadership Institute provides leadership identification and development programs across all higher education sectors and institutions: public and private, two-year and four-year.
The Austen Group is a company of RuffaloCODY, which offers institutions comprehensive solutions that span cultivating students' initial interest through to maintaining their connection as alumni, via strategic consulting; technology, tools and services; and extensive industry research and insights. In addition to its national benchmarking work for private colleges, the Austen Group provides operational analyses and reporting tools for individual institutions in the areas of academic program costs and demand; and similar analyses of co-curricular costs and demand with a special emphasis on athletic programs.
Capital Education, not just online service providers - they're educators just like you. Capital Education invests in your institution's success for the long term with the right people, technical support, and financial expertise that you need.
Casagrande Consulting works for boards and with leadership of institutions of higher education to ensure that their investments are aligned with their mission in the areas of: advancement and development; benefits; board effectiveness; compensation; institutional strategy & planning; and performance management.
CES / Registry for College and University Presidents Collegiate Enterprise Solutions (CES) provides colleges and universities with transformational consulting and outsourcing solutions, as well as supports presidents and boards in the fulfillment of their fiduciary and stewardship responsibilities. CES operates the Registry for College and University Presidents, the nation's premier interim presidential service.
Creative Communication Associates provides marketing and communications for institutions of higher learning, working with a diverse array of colleges, universities, and specialty schools nationwide.
Credo is a team of higher education professionals that provide holistic recommendations to presidents and leaders of private colleges and universities. Credo believes the world is greater as a result of private higher education, and they're here to help your institution thrive.
Hyatt-Fennell, Executive Search brings over 60 years of combined, highly Successful executive search expertise to its clients and a reputation for achieving results on the national and international level.
IDEA Education works in partnership with institutions of higher education to support the advancement of teaching, learning, and leadership. IDEA, a non-profit organization established in 1975, provides statistically valid and reliable Teaching and Learning Assessment (student ratings) and Leadership Assessment (chair and administrator) instruments backed by extensive research. IDEA Education’s services provide comparative data, formative and summative feedback, suggestions and resources for improvement, and tailored reports that support institutional, program, and individual development. IDEA systems offer robust technology platforms that feature mobile-delivery and interactive interface.
iDesignEDU is a higher education service company that provides instructional design support, program planning, academic support, marketing support and consulting services to institutions of higher education.
Inside Higher Ed is a leading online source for news, opinion and jobs for higher education.
Jenzabar is a leading provider of enterprise software and services developed exclusively for higher education.
National Management Resources Corporation was founded in 1978 and partners exclusively with private institutions of higher learning. National Management Resources Corporation provides services in the areas of plant maintenance, repair, custodial, landscape, events planning-setups and security services. National Management Resources Corporation custom tailors its services to meet the changing needs of each client institution served.
The Online Consortium of Independent Colleges and Universities (OCICU) answers the needs of independent not-for-profit colleges and universities. Confronted with the reality of resource rich, for profit and public competition, OCICU members are able to enter or expand the world of online education while minimizing high technology and course development costs. As managers of the OCICU, New Ventures of Regis University provides an existing online infrastructure and attends to the administrative details associated with the Consortium.
Socle Education, Inc. is the premier provider of technology-enabled solutions supporting the full lifecycle of student finance and financial aid services. The Firm integrated approach to service delivery ensures a seamless solution that enables their partners to improve the student experience and student finance process, reduce costs and deliver operational efficiencies. Socle Education student finance services include; Assessment & Consulting, Student Contact Center, Financial Aid Packaging and Default Prevention.
Sodexo is one of the largest providers of comprehensive services that works to help colleges and universities increase student recruitment and retention rates. From helping the campus achieve its sustainability goals to providing comfortable environments and serving foods students love, its mission is to ensure its success by providing quality of life services tailored to the campus’ specific needs.
STAMATS is recognized and respected as the nation’s leading higher education integrated marketing thought leader. Stamats research lays the foundation for compelling creative solutions. At all times, Stamats promises the highest level of professional service and attention to detail because, in the end, they know their success is measured entirely by the success of their clients.
Starfish Retention Solutions is a leading provider of student success systems. The Starfish® Enterprise Success Platform™ builds on the company’s mission to help students finish what they start. Comprising four distinct but connected modules, the platform enables institutions to view all of their campus data and activities through the lens of student success.
Stevens Strategy is a full-service consulting firm specializing in managing the process of strategic change in colleges, universities and schools. Stevens Strategy offers professional services to the leaders of these institutions in the areas of Strategic Planning, Strategic Governance, Focused Strategic Analysis, Financial Analysis and Planning and Institution-wide Policy Development.
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the leading news, jobs, and information source for college and university faculty and administrators around the world. In print and online, The Chronicle delivers the latest news in information technology, distance education, management, finance, and policy, and hosts the largest job forum in higher education.
The Learning House, Inc. is an online education solutions partner that helps colleges and universities create, manage and grow high-quality online degree programs.
TIAA-CREF is a leading, national provider of financial services and one of the world's largest pension systems, serving academic, research, medical, and cultural institutions.
Aramark is an award-winning leader in facilities, dining, and conference center management services, offering the highest level of expertise and execution in areas that enhance campus operations and aspirations to over 600 colleges and universities in the U.S.
Art & Science Group, LLC, specializes in market-informed strategy for colleges and universities. Over two decades, principals of the firm have developed sophisticated research methodologies and planning approaches to inform institutional strategy and critical decisions affecting: Enrollment management and student recruitment and retention; Tuition pricing and financial aid; Development and alumni relations, and Strategic planning.
BCWH Architects provides full-Service architectural, campus planning, interior design, and landscape architecture services in a practice committed to creating enriching and inspiring places with and for their clients. The firm has a 27-year legacy of service to educational institutions with a focus on independent colleges and universities.
Bentz Whaley Flessner works with clients to strengthen their fundraising programs, plan and implement capital campaigns, and use leading-edge analytics to increase overall charitable giving results.
Bon Appétit Management Company is a premier on-site restaurant company known for its culinary expertise and commitment to socially responsible practices.
CampusWorks is dedicated exclusively to higher education and focused on addressing the business and technology needs of 21st century colleges and universities. CampusWorks distinguishes itself by providing clients with a unique combination of business acumen, higher education expertise, technical know-how and professional planning bundled into senior professionals.
Capital Education partners with forward-thinking universities to build the next generation of online education.
Capture Higher Ed provides a comprehensive solution to prospect development and application completion for traditional college students. Founded on more than 20 years of experience, Capture expertise and assistance in student search and recruiting allow their clients to focus on relationship building while they deliver decision-ready completed applications.
Casagrande Consulting, LLC works for boards and with leadership of institutions of higher education to ensure that their investments are aligned with their mission in the areas of: advancement and development; benefits; board effectiveness; compensation; institutional strategy & planning; and performance management.
Celli-Flynn Brennan Architects & Planners provides master planning, strategic planning, architecture, and creative thinking about the business of higher education.
Creative Communication Associates (CCA) provides marketing and communications for institutions of higher learning, working with a diverse array of colleges, universities, and specialty schools nationwide.
Credo is a team of higher education professionals who are passionate about guiding private institutions to greater levels of success. Experience. Expertise. Enthusiasm. That’s Credo. Credo has the know-how to turn challenges into opportunities and transform good ideas into great results. The firm has done it for more than 200 colleges and universities across the U.S. and Canada.
Derck & Edson works with colleges and universities to develop attractive and functional campus environments in this increasingly competitive higher education market.
Dynamic Campus is an outsourcing firm dedicated to serving the higher education marketplace. Serving over sixty institutions from its headquarters in Austin, TX, Dynamic Campus provides technology vision, leadership, and execution across a diverse set of universities and colleges.
EFL Associates was founded in 1978. The Higher Education Practice has nearly doubled in size over the last 15 years in large part due to positive referrals from satisfied customers and is now listed in the top 15 firms in the country. EFL Associates search consultants are committed to providing the highest quality service to their clients along with a customized process that meets the individual needs of each client.
Ellucian, the new company formed by the combination of Datatel and SunGard Higher Education, helps education institutions thrive in a dynamic world. Ellucian delivers a broad portfolio of technology solutions, developed in collaboration with a global education community, and provides strategic guidance to help education institutions of all kinds navigate change, achieve greater transparency, and drive efficiencies.
GDA Integrated Services is a division of George Dehne and Associates, Inc. that specializes in market research, developing marketing and recruitment strategies, strategic planning, and communications programming to meet the student recruitment needs of colleges and universities.
Gonser Gerber LLP is a consulting firm that specializes in serving a broad range of institutions, organizations, and agencies. Clients are helped to achieve their highest destiny through the individually crafted relationships that Gonser Gerber builds.
Hardwick Day works exclusively with private colleges and universities to realize strategic enrollment goals, increase net revenue, and strengthen market position. The principals of the firm have a collective 444 years of hands-on experience in admissions, financial aid, finance, public policy, and marketing communications for campuses and consortia.
Hastings+Chivetta Architects, Inc. is comprised of architects, planners, and engineers who possess the unique ability to imagine spaces and create buildings that form the living fabric of a campus. They have worked for over 220 colleges and universities across the country.
Hyatt-Fennell, serving the higher education community, brings over 60 years of combined highly successful executive search expertise to its clients, and a reputation for achieving results on the national and international level.
Inside Higher Ed is a leading online source for news, opinion and jobs for higher education.
Jenzabar, Inc. is a leading provider of enterprise software and services developed exclusively for higher education.
Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates is a firm of senior consultants who offer client-focused, highly customized solutions to private colleges, independent schools, and large cultural organizations in the central United States.
Kaludis Consulting has been a trusted source of strategic advice for college and university executives and governing bodies for more than 35 years. Its cadre of senior professionals has served more than 650 colleges and universities with a broad portfolio emphasizing continuous planning, financial strategy, and effective use of technology.
Maguire Associates, Inc. is a research-based consulting firm serving educational institutions exclusively for over 20 years.
Mason Jay Blacher & Associates is an established West Coast-based fundraising consulting firm that has worked with all types of nonprofit organizations across the United States and abroad on fundraising efforts.
Metz Culinary Management serves excellent food and provides exceptional dining and hospitality experiences for students and the campus community. From the quality of food to the comfort and convenience of the dining setting, Metz will exceed expectations.
Miller/Cook & Associates, Inc. has been helping independent colleges and universities succeed at meeting enrollment goals through their integrated approach to enrollment management for over 20 years.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. is among the nation's leading advisers to college presidents and boards of trustees. Its services include conducting comparable salary and benefits studies, negotiating and drafting employment agreements, developing deferred compensation plans, and crafting post-presidency agreements.
National Management Resources Corporation provides outsourced custoidal, maintenance, landscaping, and events management services to colleges and universities. Its mission is to help improve campus' image, helping to recruit and retain quality students and staff while saving time, money, and resources.
Noelker and Hull Associates, Inc. is an architectural and interior design firm committed to designing facilities that reflect creativity and vision. Noelker and Hull's in-depth knowledge and diverse portfolio of college and university experience includes master planning, feasibility studies, programming and design, offering an excellent partnership with their clients.
Noel-Levitz is a nationally recognized higher education consulting firm that specializes in strategic planning for enrollment and student success.
Pioneer College Caterers provides high quality, innovative dining services for 50 Christian colleges, universities and seminaries in 20 states, coast-to-coast. Pioneer College Caterers has been serving these communities exclusively since 1973. For more information on how the firm can be an effective partner-in-service to your community please call: Bill Campbell (423) 718-1793 or email email@example.com.
Since 1989, PlattForm (PlattForm.com) has set the standard of excellence in providing marketing services and enrollment solutions for colleges and universities worldwide. The firm, headquartered in suburban Kansas City, boasts an internal staff of more than 550 industry experts. As thought leaders in postsecondary education, PlattForm has helped more than 4,000 colleges and universities improve the lives of millions of individuals.
Registry for College and University Presidents Collegiate Enterprise Solutions provides colleges and universities with transformational consulting and outsourcing solutions, as well as supports presidents and boards in the fulfillment of their fiduciary and stewardship responsibilities.
RHB is a specialized marketing consultancy serving higher education. RHB expertise helps colleges, universities and related not-for-profit organizations find their distinctive voice and tell their stories authentically and compellingly.
Royall & Company partners with colleges and universities to meet and exceed their enrollment goals. For more than 20 years, Royall has been the leader in direct marketing recruitment. Royall helps their enrollment partners achieve success year after year by building relationships with prequalified students and their parents, growing and shaping future classes, and increasing net tuition revenue. Every campaign is custom-designed to reach each of their institutional partners’ specific goals and deliver maximum return on investment.
Royall & Company Advancement supports revenue generation on campuses through advancement campaigns, which increase annual giving participation and engagement building pipelines for major gifts. Every campaign is custom-designed to reach each of their institutional partners’ specific engagement and participation goals.
RPA Inc. has nearly two decades of experience serving the executive recruitment and fundraising consulting needs of independent higher education. The firm’s mission is to help CIC colleges and universities achieve their goals.
RuffaloCODY is the recognized leader in providing strategic fundraising, enrollment management services, and software. RuffaloCODY is one of America’s fastest growing private companies with more than 4,500 employees in more than 100 locations.
SAGE Dining Services, Inc. is one of the premier providers of dining services and gourmet catering to private colleges, schools, and corporations in the United States.
Scannell & Kurz specializes in developing customized financial aid/net tuition revenue and enrollment management strategies for their higher education clients.
Sodexo, a leader in Quality of Life Services is committed to enhancing the learning environment on campus. By focusing on Quality of Life Services, Sodexo reinforces the overall experience of campus life, which in turn improves the their partners' effectiveness and performance. From designing meals around lifestyle needs to designing buildings for growing endowments, Sodexo commitment to providing students and staff a nurturing learning environment spans the entire campus experience.
Stantec Architecture Inc. offers a multidisciplinary design practice committed to analytic rigor, cross-disciplinary thinking, and delivery of innovative integrated solutions.
Symphony Education provides extraordinary enrollment solutions for small colleges and universities who are seeking improved financial stability and long-term competitiveness. Symphony not only provides advice and systems, but students as well, in the following areas: Traditional Residential, International Residential, Adult Online and Non-degree.
The Collaborative Inc. is a multi-disciplined architecture and design practice committed to high quality design and client service.
The Dysart Group, Inc. is a higher education consulting firm specializing in admissions, financial aid, and retention.
The Lawlor Group, Inc. is a full-service, market research, institutional marketing, brand management and integrated marketing communications (advertising, print, web, new media) firm that works with private colleges and universities throughout the United States.
The Learning House, Inc. helps colleges and universities create, manage and grow high-quality online degree programs and courses. Partnering with more than 100 schools, Learning House enables institutions to efficiently and affordably achieve their online education goals.
The Spelman & Johnson Group partners with institutions to change the face of higher education one leader at a time. Since 1991, nearly 400 institutions have relied upon SJG for search assistance to fill critical positions in academic affairs, enrollment, student affairs, financial administration, and advancement.
TIAA-CREF is a full-service financial services company serving the needs of those working in the academic, research, medical, cultural, religious and governmental fields. TIAA-CREF provides advice and guidance, and offer products that provide lifetime income options.
Williams & Company helps transform people, programs, and whole institutions through its services in executive search and interim placement for enrollment managers, strategic and enrollment planning, executive coaching and leadership development, and staff training.
Witt/Kieffer offers nonprofit/education executive search services.
Yaffe & Company, Inc. is an independent consulting firm that specializes in providing a full range of governance services to independent college and university boards in the areas of executive compensation, presidential employment contracts, performance evaluations, contingency and succession planning, and leadership development.