Here’s 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.
- Why higher education institutions need CMOS—University communications experts weigh in on the future of higher education marketing.
- UK universities urged to adopt US-style grading system—A report urges British universities to adopt the grade point average system used by North American and Asian institutions.
- The rise of food-studies programs—Since the 1990s, food studies programs have been cropping up at U.S. universities.
- Colleges, states move to expand services for immigrant students—Congressional gridlock prompts community colleges to aid undocumented students.
CASE News and Resources
- Congratulations to the 2015 Circle of Excellence Award honorees, announced this week. Read about the 2015 competition, and learn more about the 307 winning institutions’ innovations and achievements.
- Are sticky notes the key to productivity? See for yourself in the latest Advancement Weekly.
- Also in Advancement Weekly: lead like a mentor, cultivate credibility with respect and honesty.
- Craft or hone your institution’s social media guidelines with CASE’s freshly updated resource collection on social media policies.
- Review CASE’s updated resource collection on presidential transitions.
- New CASE President Sue Cunningham weighs in on wombats and her latest must-reads in a two-part video series. Watch both on the CASE Blog.
Trending on CASE Communities
- Ideas for a 50th reunion
- Using mobile apps for event registration
- Examples of “upcoming event” emails
- In memoriam communications
What CASE Members Are Sharing
Fans of Bowling Green State University’s mascot, the peregrine falcon, can watch them live on the school’s Falcon Cam.
The University of Arizona is drumming up football spirit with this movie-style athletics trailer.
Students can jog their way through the University of Oregon on the nation’s first campus running tour.
Kansas State University Library used archived yearbook photos to craft this summer bucket list.