Weekly Highlights for Dec. 2, 2016

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

Just wrapped up a cool project? Have a snippet of good news about your institution to share? Add it in the comments.

Advancement News

What inspires people, corporations to give to higher education?—Philanthropists weigh in on the value they place in programs, vision and mission.

Early reports show big gains on Giving Tuesday—Early online returns indicate the fifth annual Giving Tuesday will easily break last year’s record.

In China, a philanthropy evolution—As China mints more and more billionaires, it is encouraging them to give more freely.

Forging a new pathway—Community college presidents who come from outside academia face challenges but bring new perspectives.

Instant college admissions: An enrollment and engagement boost—Some U.S. institutions experiment with “instant admissions,” in which preselected students can secure financial aid, get accepted, pay deposits and complete paperwork.

CASE News

Trending in CASE Communities

Shared by CASE Members

Holiday cards are starting to pop up! Here’s one from the University of Toronto Mississauga.

The University of Sydney took its golden grads for a (literal) trip down memory lane.

Get a 360 degree peek at a University of Connecticut dorm room.

Here’s a day in the life of a graduating University of Nottingham student.

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