Weekly Highlights for March 18

Catch up on the latest 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.


While liberal arts decline in U.S., China and other economic rivals add them—Asian institutions are embracing subjects such as sociology and art history.

Study: Charities win during national elections—According to a Blackbaud report, political contributions do not siphon dollars from other philanthropic causes in the U.S..

Education leaders address challenges in creating global citizens—Education leaders from around the world weigh in on how to encourage students to be global citizens.

Unlocking education—U.S. community colleges give prison inmates pathways to degrees.

The selling of the American MBA—As U.S. students’ appetite for business administration degrees wanes, institutions step up recruiting abroad.

What college presidents think about racial conflict on campuses—Many U.S. higher education leaders are beginning to recognize and act on campus climate issues.


Trending in CASE Communities

What CASE Members Are Sharing

For Pi Day on March 14, Siena Heights University students signed up to pie mathletes in the face.

Meanwhile, Carnegie Mellon University brought a math professor and a blogger together to talk pi and pie.

Punahou School is celebrating its 175th anniversary with a series of live music videos to showcase alumni and student talent.

University at Buffalo students give thank you shout-outs to donors during TAG (Thank About Giving) week.

Students thanked donors during the University of Michigan’s #HailYeah gratitude day.

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