Weekly Highlights for Sept. 9

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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Campuses cautiously train freshmen against subtle insults—U.S. institutions use diversity trainings to combat microaggressions.

Fewer students with bachelor’s degrees enroll in community college—The number of students with bachelor’s degrees enrolling in community college is at a 14 year low.

Training to be a college president—A researcher reflects on what training best prepares an administrator to lead.

University income from firms grows as public funding stagnates—In the U.K., university spin-offs and start-ups posted strong growth.

Students value college, but not for the reasons you’d think—According to research, students are less interested in pursuing financial success than preparing for a fulfilling career.


Trending in CASE Communities

What Members are Sharing

The University of Huddersfield paired student stories with some very cool animation. Here’s one of a series of videos.

Queens University Canada set a new Guinness World Record for largest human letter with 3,373 participants.

Virginia Commonwealth University had a special guest attend its job fair.

Move into a dorm room in a mere 90 minutes? Washington and Lee University proves it can be done.




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