Weekly Highlights for Nov. 18

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

Single millennial, gen X women giving as much as silent generation—While overall giving by Americans between the ages of 25 and 47 has dropped, young women still give as much as their counterparts from other generations.

Students: 3 ways we want universities to use our data—New surveys indicate that students are looking for enhanced, personalized learning experiences.

Bringing universities to the students—U.S. community colleges forge partnerships with four-year institutions to ease transitions for transfer students.

On employability rankings—A survey ranks institutions in China, the U.S., England, Germany and Japan as having the “most employable” graduates.

Why college sports programs continue to bring in big bucks—Sports and planned philanthropy are increasingly intertwined.


Trending in CASE Communities

Shared by CASE Members 

There’s a wild goose chase afoot with researchers at the University of Exeter.

For Giving Tuesday on Nov. 29, Boston University is creating 29 second videos.

Lawrence University’s giving day featured a 12-hour live show. Here’s a time-lapse.

There are mannequin challenges galore. Here’s a selection:

  • Randolph College’s video zigzagged across campus.
  • Pikachu made an appearance in this video from the University of California, San Diego.
  • Some 21,000 University of Kentucky fans took the challenge.
  • Spot the actual mannequin in this Dickinson College video.







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