Weekly CASE Highlights for 12/5/2014

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

Advancement News

Personal Connection Key Motivation for Giving, Survey Finds—It’s the messenger, not the medium, that is key to motivating users of social media to give to charity, a report from the American Red Cross finds.

TNE worth £469m to UK HE, buoys international student numbers—Transnational education (TNE) was worth £469m to UK universities in 2012-13, according to a report from BIS, as new research by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) shows TNE students are helping to make up England’s shortfall in incoming international student numbers.

U.S., Mexico want more student exchanges—Despite a shared 1,954-mile border and booming international trade, surprisingly few Mexicans study in the United States: Under two percent of international students at U.S. college and universities are from Mexico — fewer than 15,000 during the current academic year, according to the Open Doors Report released last month by the Institute of International Education.

Why college education isn’t a bubble—In the debate over the value of higher education, few have been as outspoken as Peter Thiel and Vivek Wadhwa. Recognized as innovators in their own right, Thiel and Wadhwa have dug in their heels on this issue, often conducting their intellectual duels in the media.

CASE News and Resources

Jeneane Beck and Sherry Burkey are recipients of the 2014 Service Awards in State Government Relations.
The latest Good Question entries address CASE resources on growing a culture of philanthropy.

Blog Posts

Matthew Anderson discusses navigating privacy laws in higher education social media.
Our Twitter Chat Recap covers social media & editorial calendars.

CASE Communities-Trending Discussions

Donor involvement in scholarship selection
The Square
Student Alumni Organizations
Alumni/Student Mentoring

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