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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.
- Kick these habits to achieve success, from Advancement Weekly.
- Also in Advancement Weekly: 6 tips to learn anything faster and why it’s not who you are as a leader but what you do.
- Our next #casesmc chat is Sept. 13.
- Upcoming conferences:
- Gift Processing Workshop, New Orleans, Sept. 14-16
- Planned Giving Essentials, Philadelphia, Sept. 14-16
- Major Gift Strategies, San Antonio, Sept. 28-30
- Development for Deans, New Orleans, Oct. 5-7
- Conference for Community College Advancement, San Diego, Oct. 5-7
Trending in CASE Communities
- Gift for distinguished alumni
- The event treadmill—are you on it?
- Cost of a website redesign
- What app has changed your life?
- Alumni population map
- Naming schools, colleges, faculties for philanthropic support
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.