Weekly Highlights for August 28

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.

Advancement News

Colleges play key role in manufacturing partnerships—U.S. community colleges are strengthening ties with employers, industry groups and workforce organizations.

How can universities support mature students?—U.K. professionals share ideas to support older and nontraditional students.

Double digit drop in private foundation returns—U.S. private and community foundations’ returns are down 15 percent, according to a recent study.

Facebook lets non-profits add “donate now” button—The feature is one of Facebook’s moves to help businesses and organizations boost sales, interactions, and, of course, donations.

Study: Foreign universities show little interest in U.S. expansion—U.S. institutions are building campuses abroad, but universities in Europe and Asia are unlikely to create U.S. branches, according to a U.K. government study.

Attacking campus risk—Colleges and universities are considering new strategies to manage their reputations and emergency risks.

CASE News and Resources

Trending on CASE Communities

What CASE Members Are Sharing

Make a gift to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and you’ll receive a special token from Tim the Beaver.

The University of Pittsburgh’s class of 2019 recreated the Vitruvian Man for the school’s Year of the Humanities.

Here’s how National Cathedral School teachers are prepping classrooms for the first day of school.

Please, University of Connecticut students, these huskies are begging you to come home.

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