AICUM members gathered at the College of the Holy Cross this October for AICUMís annual symposium, a day of higher ed trends and best practice
presentations by AICUMís affiliate members. This year's event focused on Campus Accountability and Cost Containment and included talks on health insurance, labor law, and surviving an IT audit.
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AICUM Dinner Success
AICUM's annual dinner was another smash success, with more than 400
people packing a Seaport Hotel ballroom to celebrate the vital
contributions of the independent colleges and universities in
Massachusetts. The evening honored U.S. Representative Michael E.
Capuano and paid special tribute to innovation and the life sciences and their importance to the economy of the
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AICUM President Richard Doherty offers his views in support of An Act to Strengthen Research and Innovation in the Commonwealth, a bill that would invest $100 million in a matching grant fund that would be used to leverage more than $300 million in additional funding from private sources. "This matching grant fund is one way to help Massachusetts help itself," Doherty says. "The fund would help drive our competitive advantage in a knowledge-based economy Ė the brainpower being harnessed by our world-renowned public and private colleges and universities."