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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.
- We’re announcing Circle of Excellence Award winners in a few days on June 8.
- In the latest Advancement Weekly (login required): why office gossip isn’t bad, deciding when to delegate, four ways curiosity makes you a better leader.
- On the CASE blog: six tried and true rebranding tips and reflections from DRIVE/ 2016.
- How are you planning refuel this summer? Join us at our Summit for Leaders in Advancement and rejuvenate your mind.
Trending in CASE Communities
- Endowment spending
- New graduate communications/campaigns
- Reunion giveaways
- Samples of presidential messages
- Alumni awards
- Removing a random Snapchat geofilter?
- Marketing to students ages 24+
- Social media and giving
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.