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.
- Old-school methods used to lure working executives to U.S. MBA programs—While it may seem unusual to market something as sophisticated as a master of business administration degree on a mundane format like highway billboards, schools that offer nontraditional MBA programs know their market: commuters.
- Australia bullish on foreign students—Australian government figures show that enrollments of international students rose 10 percent last year, reversing a recent dive that cost universities and colleges more than one-third of their overseas students.
- Dept. of Sticky Gifts: Changing the purpose of a restricted endowment—A restricted endowment is one in which the donor has specified the specific purpose on which the income is to be spent. But what happens if conditions change and the charity can no longer comply with the spending restriction? Endowments are forever, but society changes.
- The world is going to university—More and more money is being spent on higher education.
- 10 mistakes nonprofits make with video—Here are some great tips to optimize your organization’s video experience.
CASE News and Resources
- Twitter Chat Recap: Social media and community conference
- Heart and Soul: Seniors leave their mark
- Read about the benefits of improving networking skills and bringing together multicultural advancement professionals in this month’s BriefCASE.
- Congreso 2015 took place at Universidad Anáhuac Mayab in Mérida, Mexico. View the photos and video from the conference.
Learn how the Presidential Ambassadors at Towson University in Maryland thanked the institution’s donors as part of CASE ASAP’s Student Engagement & Philanthropy Month.
Trending on CASE Communities
What CASE Members Are Sharing
The University of New Hampshire asks “What has UNH Given You?” in this video to promote the 2015 senior gift, a scholarship fund for future students.
Duke University highlights the opportunities offered to future Blue Devils on decision day for the class of 2019.
Vanderbilt Unversity ask students what #myVanderbilt means to them.
Florida International University celebrates its 50th anniversary.
Cornell University’s first #CornellGivingDay raised $6,969,229 from 9,683 gifts.
University of Wisconsin and Coastal Carolina University had a very polite Twitter conversation the day of the March Madness game between the two schools.
New York University asks: What can you do with $18.31?