Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Ohio

Founded in 1969, AICUO represents privately supported, nonprofit colleges and universities in Ohio, conducting public relations, research and government relations for its members.
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Walsh University
Naimbai Njerakey

Why Walsh? I chose Walsh University because of it's small class sizes and good reputation but most importantly, it's acceptance of different cultures. I love it here.


Beautiful fall day visiting @mariettacollege and President Ruud!

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Position Statement

Students receive less state financial aid than they did 20 years ago. That needs to change.

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Communicators' Summit
January 11, 2017 (at Ohio Wesleyan University)

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