Weekly Highlights for August 7

Read on for 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.

Advancement News

Deans increasingly required to be top fundraisers—An aptitude for fundraising increasingly factors into searches for institutional leaders.

Two campuses for the price of one—Many European business schools offer students more international opportunities.

States move to curb rising college tuition—To reign in prices, states in the U.S. are using tactics from tuition freezes to cutting funding.

U.S. community colleges stepping up international recruitment—Nine percent of international students in America study at community colleges. More institutions are aiming to boost their efforts in this area.

Japan rethinks higher education in skills push—Liberal arts will be scaled back in favor of business programs, research and vocational training.

The people who give millions to their alma mater—A look at how large gifts to American and British universities compare.

CASE News and Resources

Write powerful case statements—hear advice from Maura King Scully of MKS Communication in the latest episode of Advancement Talk.

Support employees’ creativity with tips in Advancement Weekly.

Also in Advancement Weekly: organize tasks to boost productivity and sound more confident in presentations.

Trending on CASE Communities

What CASE Members Are Sharing

The University of Maryland created an interactive map to showcase summer student and faculty projects.

The University of Colorado-Boulder shared this story of an alum who rode his scooter from Colorado to Alaska to raise awareness and scholarship funds for the university’s Collegiate Recovery Center.

CUboulder

Iowa State University sends this video postcard from campus

Here’s what University of Florida students miss most about campus.

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