The partnership between CIC and the UPS Foundation has a remarkable impact on the lives of students and the private colleges and universities they choose. Thanks to a shared vision and to programs made possible through the CIC/UPS Educational Endowment, CIC and UPS have provided access and opportunity to many thousands of students from low-income, first-generation, minority, and new American populations. The Foundation’s long-term commitment to the State Councils Annual Conference ensures that state-based leaders connect each year to explore new ideas and share best practices in collaboration, fundraising, workforce development, and other opportunities for student-centered support.