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Giving in 2016 and 2017 Also Looks Promising
Article,  BriefCASE Article A recent forecast of charitable giving for 2016 and 2017 contained especially good news for fundraisers in the education sector.

Charitable Giving to Universities in Australia and New Zealand Grew in 2014
Article,  BriefCASE Article Universities in Australia and New Zealand reported significant growth in donors and giving in 2014, according to a report on higher education philanthropic giving in the two countries.

U.S. Educational Fundraisers Optimistic about 2015-2016 Academic Year
Article,  BriefCASE Article Fundraisers at schools, colleges and universities in the United States estimate that donations to their institutions grew 5.1 percent during the academic year that ended June 30, 2015, according to survey results released by CASE.

New York Times Columnist Talks Charitable Giving
Article,  BriefCASE Article Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nicholas Kristof recently spoke to CASE in an audio interview about the charitable tax deduction, judging nonprofit organizations based on overhead spending and his personal giving habits.

S&P Keeps Negative Outlook on Higher Education
Article,  BriefCASE Article Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services has issued a negative outlook for U.S. nonprofit higher education in 2015.

CASE President Talks Future of Advancement
Article,  BriefCASE Article Educational institutions can learn a lot about customer service for the business world, says CASE President John Lippincott.

Schools Anxious about Scottish Independence Vote
Article,  BriefCASE Article A looming referendum on whether Scotland should be an independent country is already influencing recruitment and fundraising at Scottish independent schools, say advancement practitioners.

Australian Alumni Engagement Shows High Potential
Article,  BriefCASE Article While the field of alumni relations is relatively new in the Asia-Pacific region, its growth potential is strong—and forthcoming research can help institutions measure their alumni engagement capacity.

VSE Report: Record-Breaking Growth “Outstanding,” Says CASE President
Article,  BriefCASE Article The record-breaking $33.8 billion donated to U.S. colleges and universities in fiscal year 2013, as highlighted in last week’s Voluntary Support of Education report, is “outstanding news that signals donors maintained their belief in and commitment to the transformative power of educational institutions throughout the recent economic downturn,” says CASE President John Lippincott.

CASE President Announces Retirement
Article,  BriefCASE Article John Lippincott, president of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education, has announced that he will retire from the post in January 2015, following 11 years leading the association.

Surveying a Century of Alumni Relations
Article,  BriefCASE Article The author of a new history of alumni relations says the more things have changed in the profession during the past century, the more they’ve stayed the same.

Ghana Conference Attracts Delegates from 31 Institutions, Eight Countries
Article,  BriefCASE Article Interest in educational advancement is growing significantly at institutions in sub-Sahara Africa, say two faculty members who presented at a recent CASE conference in Accra, Ghana.

CASE Ends Fiscal Year 2013 with Record Membership
Article,  BriefCASE Article CASE ended the 2012-2013 fiscal year on a positive note with record institutional membership and growing conference attendance, said CASE President John Lippincott in his annual report to members.

Alumni Relations Celebrates 100th Anniversary
Article,  BriefCASE Article 2013 marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Association of Alumni Secretaries—the first organization dedicated to the field of alumni relations. In celebration of this milestone, CASE has planned a year-long series of initiatives that celebrate the past, present and future of alumni relations.

CASE Commissions Discuss Trends and Services
Article,  BriefCASE Article The CASE commissions on alumni relations, communications and marketing, and philanthropy met Oct. 17 and 18 at CASE headquarters in Washington, D.C., to explore trends in advancement and provide advice about services, programs, awards and information that will benefit members.

CASE to Establish Formal Operations in Latin America
Article,  BriefCASE Article CASE has announced that it will establish an ongoing presence in Latin America to expand and adapt its services to educational institutions throughout the region.

CASE Trustees Endorse New Services, Approve Ongoing Presence in Latin America
Article,  BriefCASE Article The CASE Board of Trustees, meeting July 9 in Chicago prior to the CASE Summit for Advancement Leaders, voted to establish an ongoing CASE presence in Latin America and endorsed a set of new initiatives designed to enhance service to members in North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.

CASE Ends Year with Record Membership
Article,  BriefCASE Article CASE ended 2010-11 with record membership and on a solid financial footing, said CASE President John Lippincott in his annual report to members.

CASE Begins Two-Year Pilot Project in Latin America
Article,  BriefCASE Article CASE began a two-year pilot project in Latin America Oct. 19 with the announcement of the appointment of Ximena Gudiño to the newly created position of Latin America coordinator.

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