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.
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
- Master the art of PowerPoint and the science of time management with these pointers in Advancement Weekly.
- Enhance performance reviews with these strategies, also in Advancement Weekly.
Find giving day guidance in this recap of the latest #casesmc chat on philanthropy and social media.
- On the CASE blog: how to be intentional about building deeper alumni relationships.
- The 2015 CASE Europe Annual Conference kicks off Monday, Aug. 31. Follow the #ceac15 hashtag on Twitter for conference news and takeaways.
Trending on CASE Communities
- Career services and homecoming
- Payroll deduction forms
- Facebook “shadow sites” for colleges
- Boosting matching gifts
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.