Weekly Highlights for August 21

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

More colleges investing with impact—A growing number of universities are investing in companies that match institutions’ environmental and social ideals.

Which universities are the most innovative?—Institutions in the United States and China top the list, based on four innovation indicators.

U.S. institutions urged to focus recruitment on emerging markets—A study by World Education Services cites Brazil, Vietnam, Indonesia and Nigeria as growing higher education markets.

College is worth it if you have these six experiences—Gallup has found that these six elements of support and learning are correlated with long-term life success.

Community colleges tackle college readiness—By forging alliances with local stakeholders, U.S. community colleges can reduce students’ need for remedial math.

What’s next for the quangos of higher education?—Here’s what the future holds for the U.K.’s quangos, or quasi-autonomous non-governmental bodies, that control access and funding.

CASE News and Resources

Trending on CASE Communities

What CASE Members Are Sharing

This article explores how Boston University engages students on Chinese social media platforms.

Boise State University is stirring Bronco Pride with this aggregated social media feed.

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette explored “20 Things You Probably Experienced on Move-In Day” with GIFs.

Greetings from Georgia Regents University! This video postcard offers updates from campus.

Southwestern College calls freshman orientation Builder Camp. Here’s a snapshot.

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