Weekly Highlights for Feb. 3

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

Advancement News

Globe-trotting colleges branch out for growth, enrollment opportunities—International branch campuses are on the rise.

College endowment returns sink to their lowest level since the financial crisis—Years of tepid endowment returns may threaten U.S. institutions’ future spending.

Colleges discover the rural student—U.S. institutions reach out to rural students, who face a particular set of challenges on the road to enrollment.

Study: Fast-rising room and board costs worsen college affordability problem—Food and dorm charges increase faster than inflation.

Philanthropy trends: A look back on 2016 and toward 2017—Permanent charitable capital is on the rise while philanthropic participation is down.


Trending in CASE Communities

Shared by CASE Members

Here’s an inside look at LARP life from Eastern Illinois University.

To design a smarter bicycle racing suit, researchers at TU-Delft used 3-D printers and helium-filled soap bubbles. For real.

University of Maryland theater students brought portraits to life at the National Portrait Gallery.


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