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.
Expectations mount for trustees in higher education—Today, expectations of trustees extend beyond financial donations to focused work with specific skills.
Work, research key to attracting STEM students, survey finds—A British Council analysis explores global trends in STEM enrollments.
Poll: Americans give high marks to community colleges for quality, value—Americans consider U.S. community colleges to be a better value than four-year universities, a survey indicates.
Not your mama’s charity telethon—Live stream fundraising can help organizations cast a wider net and boost awareness and engagement.
What makes millennials give to charity?—Millennials want a deeper connection to a cause, not just a nice dinner.
CASE News and Resources
- A new white paper from CASE, mStoner and Huron indicates that institutions are using social media in fundraising more than ever. Download the report for stats.
- Inspire your team with decision-making tips in the latest Advancement Weekly (login required).
- Also in Advancement Weekly: explore the factors that predict great hiring decisions and how to counter workplace biases (login required).
- On the CASE blog: 5 steps to promote an event on social media, and how community college alumni efforts are gaining traction.
- New podcast: Student advancement on non-traditional campuses.
Trending on CASE Communities
- Directed gifts within annual giving
- Alumni volunteer service days
- Numbering commencements
- Revocable gifts
- Naming policies for buildings, programs, schools
What CASE Members Are Sharing
Academics get a spotlight in this video from St. Lawrence University.
Alma College’s mascot makes some bold moves in this “Hotline Bling” parody video.
Lawrence University created this video to celebrate its second annual Giving Day on Nov. 10.
The University of Florida’s Student Government Association president took over its Snapchat account. Here’s what happened.
Louisiana State University captured this day in the life of an honors student.