New York Times Partnership


The CIC/New York Times Partnership provides discounted subscriptions, advertising rates, and rights and permissions site licenses for the Times archives, among other benefits, to participating CIC members. Nearly 80 CIC members participate in the Partnership, and CIC colleges and universities can join the Partnership at any time. The minimum obligation for a college to be considered a partner is a discounted subscription to the Times newspaper based on FTE enrollment.

Read an article about the partnership in the Independent.

 Partnership Benefits

Benefits of the Partnership (in addition to discounted subscriptions) include:
  • Student News Editors Workshop
  • Automatic membership in the Presidents Council, which meets annually at the Times offices and includes meetings with Times editors and correspondents
  • Enrollment in the Speaker Series, which gives preference to Partners in securing reporters and editors from the Times for speaking engagements on campus
  • Discounted rights and permissions site license (45 cents per student)
  • Education rate for advertising (typically a 60 percent discount)
  • On-campus programs and events sponsored by the Times
  • Help in developing coursepacks and educational material using current Times content for classroom use
  • Publicity for the Partnership on the Times college website (

 Partnership Participants

Nearly 80 CIC members are participants of the Partnership.
Allegheny College
Alma College
Augsburg College
Baldwin-Wallace College
Bellarmine University
Benedictine College
Bennington College
Berry College
Birmingham-Southern College
Capital University
Central College
Champlain College
College of Mount Saint Vincent
Columbia College Chicago
Drake University
Duquesne University
Earlham College
Edgewood College
George Fox University
Gettysburg College
Goucher College
Hampshire College
Hartwick College
Heidelberg University
Heritage University
Hilbert College
Hiram College
Ithaca College
John Carroll University
Juniata College
Kalamazoo College
Kenyon College
Lebanon Valley College
Linfield College
Loyola University in Maryland
Mercyhurst College
Millsaps College
Morehouse College
Mount Holyoke College
Neumann University
Oberlin College
Oklahoma City University
Olivet College
Pace University
Point Loma Nazarene University
Roanoke College
Rollins College
Saint Anselm College
Saint Francis University
Saint John's University
Saint Leo University
Seattle Pacific University
Sewanee: The University of the South
Siena College
Spelman College
St. Ambrose University
St. Andrews Presbyterian College
St. Bonaventure University
St. Lawrence University
St. Norbert College
Stonehill College
Susquehanna University
Swarthmore College
The College of Saint Rose
The College of Wooster
The Sage Colleges
Tiffin University
University of Puget Sound
Utica College
Wabash College
Wagner College
Washington & Jefferson College
Wesley College
Westminster College
Westminster College
Widener University
Willamette University

 Contact Information

​For more information, or to join the CIC/New York Times Partnership, please contact Laura Wilcox, CIC vice president for communications, (202) 466-7230 or

 New York Times Student News Editors Workshop


The annual Student News Editors Workshop organized by the Council of Independent Colleges allows student news editors to spend a day at the New York Times.