Weekly Highlights for June 3

Catch up on the latest advancement news worldwide, the latest CASE news, trending discussions on CASE communities and content shared by member institutions.

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Advancement News

How to fix a graduation rate of one in 10? Ask the dropouts—Researchers at San Jose State University turn to dropouts to pinpoint struggles.

Chinese student market: Can the West weather a perfect storm?—The surge of Chinese students at U.K. and American institutions may be about to slow down.

One-third of universities use agents directly to recruit overseas—According to research, a third of institutions surveyed are working with education agents to support international student recruitment.

Show me your badge—At U.S. community colleges, digital badges (also called nanodegrees or microcredentials) are growing as a way to measure knowledge.


Trending in CASE Communities

What CASE Members are Sharing

The 603 Challenge is on at the University of New Hampshire.

MIT captures its 1916 (!) alumni telephone banquet in this video.

A series of videos from the University of Birmingham explores why first year students chose the institution.

Anderson University explores student experiences with #myAUstory.

There are donuts galore at the University of Central Florida for National Donut Day.


Finally, on a somber note, UCLA created this video after Wednesday’s tragic shooting on campus.

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