Check out this week’s advancement news worldwide, the latest CASE news, trending discussions on CASE communities and content shared by member institutions. Have something to share? Add it in the comments.
- NCAA tournament run can mean billions for a school—The positive effects among U.S. schools winning national championships have been the subject of numerous economic-impact studies.
- Millennials say keeping up with the news is important to them — but good luck getting them to pay for it—The new report from the Media Insight Project looks at millennials’ habits and attitudes toward news consumption.
- Almost half of English universities plan to recruit more students after cap is lifted—According to a Guardian survey, just under half of responding institutions plan to take advantage of new funding rules that allow institutions in England to recruit an unlimited number of United Kingdom and European Union undergraduate students.
- Netherlands becoming popular destination for Saudi students—The Netherlands is becoming a popular destination for Saudi students as 40 are expected this year to leave the Kingdom to study in various universities under the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Scholarship Program.
CASE News and Resources
- The new CASE Whitepaper, Student Philanthropy: The Foundation for Engagement as Lifelong Donors, provides baseline data and analysis on student philanthropy programs in higher education around the world. (For premier members. Log in required.)
- In the latest Advancement Weekly, learn how managers can increase their chances of hearing truthful feedback from colleagues. (For premier members. Log in required.)
Trending on CASE Communities
- Small shop donor/gift management systems
- Contact information requests from faculty/staff
- Logos, logos, logos…
- Annual giving metrics/dashboard
What CASE Members Are Sharing
Colorado State University launched Social CSU, a blog by its social media staff, chronicling on what they do and why.
McMaster University created a memory map, allowing donors to share memories of the institution. They can also share with the hashtag #McMasterMemory.
Brock University recently celebrated a new arrival on campus, a larger-than-life bronze sculpture of Sir Isaac Brock—weighing in at 1.5 metric tons and created in an Oregon foundry. The institution shared the details on its blog, Bringing the General Home.
University of Arizona’s pep band is taking over Instagram and Snapchat during March Madness.
University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh admissions uses Vine to send personalized congrats and welcome videos to admitted students.
Watch what happens when the University of Huddersfield unveils its ground-breaking invention—a time travel portal—during Open Day.
Professor Sir David Greenaway, vice chancellor of the University of Nottingham, talks about the work that the university does to improve the educational attainment of local school pupils and to provide information, advice and guidance to pupils, parents and teachers.
Student-athletes at Hamilton College have the opportunity to perform at a high level academically and athletically.