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.
Studies examine men. vs. women in giving—Research by the Women’s Philanthropy Institute at Indiana University reveals that women and men prioritize different causes.
More than a revenue source—Some U.S. community colleges are exploring the benefits of the corporate college model.
Keeping remote college students connected—Virtual student unions keep online learners connected with campus and one another.
International students are happier with their experience in Ireland—A recent study indicates where international students studying in Europe have found the most satisfaction.
A simpler financial aid calculator spreads—A modified calculator that’s easier to use is catching on at institutions beyond Wellesley College, where it began.
CASE News and Resources
- Charitable giving to universities in Australia and New Zealand grew in 2014, according to a recent CASE survey.
- As some deadlines to enter the CASE’s Circle of Excellence Platinum Categories near, learn more about the 2015 winners.
- This week’s #casesmc chat explored social listening and feedback. Read the recap.
- Explore the Oct. issue of CURRENTS, which features a fresh model for supporting future fundraisers, Google Hangouts On Air tips and more.
Trending on CASE Communities
- Student affairs and alumni relations
- Internal email policy
- Activities in lieu of a gala or golf tournament
- Timing for sending stewardship reports to donors
What CASE Members Are Sharing
Bright idea: Here’s how Curtin University in Perth, Australia, is celebrating Loud Shirt Day, a campaign to raise support for deaf individuals.
Warm welcome: The University of Chicago welcomes the Class of 2019 in this timelapse video.
Speaking of timelapses: The University of Alaska Fairbanks shared this video from its Geophysical Institute’s all-sky camera.
Student spotlight: This Broward College student shares her journey returning to school for nursing.
The magic of fall: Alma College’s first day of fall photo has become its most popular Instagram post ever.