Weekly CASE Highlights for 10/24/2014

Check out this week’s advancement news worldwide, the latest CASE news and trending discussions on CASE communities.

Advancement News

Why Wearables Are the New Gateways to Human Knowledge—The use of Google Glass and other wearable devices in higher education is still experimental, but the technology is opening up exciting new possibilities for teaching and learning.

Mark Zuckerberg’s Philanthropy Keeps Getting More Interesting. What Drives His Giving?—The couple are clearly still figuring out their priorities, beyond their obvious interest in education, where they’ve made their biggest gives. When they finally lock down on their priorities, that could have big implications for whatever sector they target.

2014 U.S. Trust Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy Finds 28 Percent Increase in Charitable Contributions; Donors Forecast Positive Giving Trends for the Coming Years—Among wealthy households, the average amount given to charity last year increased 28 percent, according to the 2014 U.S. Trust® Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy. Through an ongoing partnership with the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy, the fifth in this series of biennial studies reveals a strong commitment to charitable causes among high net worth households. This positive trend is seen in several findings.

CASE News and Resources

October BriefCASE—Learn to engage retired faculty and staff, see the latest CASE surveys and more in this month’s issue.

CASE Communities-Trending Discussions

Alumni Program Strategic Plan
Alumni magazine vs. institutional publication
Commingling Unrestricted Investment Assets

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