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.
Pipeline to progress: How the pathway market is a defining trend in international education—Pathway programs offer international students the chance to assimilate academically and culturally.
Corporate giving stable, expected to remain steady, survey finds—Between 2012 and 2014, corporate giving remained stable, based on a survey of 271 U.S. companies.
New donors elusive; retention sitting at just 43 percent—Donor churn is improving, but nonprofits are still losing three more donors each year than new, according to the Nonprofit Times.
Digital badges hit big time in higher ed—More institutions are offering digital badges to students who want to show potential employers what they’ve learned.
CASE News and Resources
- CASE welcomes Sandra Coyle as vice president of strategic communications.
- The DRIVE/ Conference on data management, happening May 2016, will now be part of CASE’s conference offerings.
- What are the three habits of creative teams? Find out in Advancement Weekly [login required].
- Also in Advancement Weekly: how being boring may the secret to management success, and how to help team members troubleshoot conflicts.
- Upcoming dates to remember:
- Oct. 13: #casesmc Twitter chat on social media and student/alumni engagement
- Oct. 21: CASE’s Virtual Career Fair
Trending on CASE Communities
- Alumni recruiting new students
- Bounce rates for reaching alumni
- Electronic holiday cards
- Gift to support student travel to professional conferences
- Incentives to use in leadership giving programs
What CASE Members Are Sharing
The University of Buffalo shared this video to let alumni know about the UB Alumni Association.
This annual fund video highlights the Norwood School’s accomplishments.
The University of Mary Washington’s #oneUMW campaign highlights what students love about their school.
Members of the Loyola Marymount University community sent video welcome messages to the university’s new president, Timothy Law Snyder.