Publications & Products
April 2017
Volume 15 Issue 4

Inside CASE

CASE Launches Search for VP, Development

CASE Board Approves Budget, Trustee Slate

Joint Commission Meeting Highlights: April 3-4

DRIVE/ Early-Bird Registration Extended to April 28

Join the CASE Advocacy Network

CASE Europe to Host Fundraising UK Study Tour This Fall

CEAC 2017 Early-Bird Rates Available

Ross-CASE Survey Released May 3

 

CASE Launches Search for VP, Development

CASE is currently recruiting for a vice president of development.

In this newly created position, the vice president will partner with CASE leaders worldwide to set fundraising priorities, identify opportunities for commercial partnerships and devise strategies to secure substantial funding to meet the strategic goals of the association.

"CASE recently launched an ambitious five-year strategic plan to advance specific goals in the areas of member engagement, talent management, global impact and thought leadership," says CASE President and CEO Sue Cunningham. "As part of a senior leadership team at CASE, the new vice president of development will work with colleagues and volunteers around the world to build a robust fundraising and engagement strategy that will shore up resources to better support CASE members."

A full job description of the position is posted on the CASE website. The preferred submission timeline for applications is by May 5, 2017. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, resume and salary requirements or salary history to CASEemployment@CASE.org with VPDev17Applicant (your last name) in the subject line.

 

CASE Board Approves Budget, Trustee Slate

The CASE Board of Trustees met on March 16-18 in Coral Gables, Florida, to discuss a range of issues significant to CASE, including progress in implementing key tactics of the strategic plan and the opportunities and challenges of being a global organization. Among its action items, the board approved:

  • The fiscal year 2018 annual operating budget and an a 3 percent average increase in membership dues
  • The proposed slate of new board officers and trustees to be voted on by the membership in June 2017 for terms beginning July 17
  • An updated Management and Governance Checklist for Institutionally Related Foundations
  • The slate of recipients of the 2017 Distinguished Service Awards to be presented at the CASE Summit for Leaders in Advancement in July

The University of Miami hosted the meeting.

 

Joint Commission Meeting Highlights: April 3-4

At their spring 2017 meeting in Cape Coral, Florida, members of the three CASE commissions participated in a joint conversation with President  and CEO Sue Cunningham and other senior staff members to discuss progress on CASE's strategic plan. The commissions also participated in a conversation around CASE's legislative agenda, with an emphasis on potential changes to the U.S. tax code, led by Senior Director of Advocacy Brian Flahaven. In another joint session, members discussed other key initiatives including ongoing branding review and planning, the development of alumni relations metrics, professional development programming for emerging and established advancement leaders and an organizational branding exercise.

During the meeting, Cunningham recognized and thanked 20 members who were ending their terms.

Each of the commissions also dedicated time to discuss the CASE research agenda, Circle of Excellence Awards judging and their respective agenda items, including the following:

Commission on Alumni Relations

  • Reviewed the project plan and initial recommendations of the alumni metrics task force report.
  • Made recommendations for task force next steps.

Commission on Communications and Marketing

Commission on Philanthropy

  • Received a report on the development of the CASE Management Institute and discussed other avenues for professional development in the area of management and leadership.
  • Continued a discussion regarding potential updates to the CASE Reporting Standards & Management Guidelines.
  • Discussed the new position of vice president for development at CASE. 

 

DRIVE/ Early-Bird Registration Extended to April 28

Do you dream in data? At DRIVE/, attendees will learn new skills, participate in technical deep dives and be inspired by world-class keynoters while interacting with professionals from high tech, higher education, philanthropy, government, professional sports and beyond.

There's still time to catch the early-bird registration for the DRIVE/ conference, which takes place May 23-24 in Bellevue, Washington.

 

Join the CASE Advocacy Network

Do you want to stay informed on the latest legislative and regulatory developments affecting advancement around the globe? Join the new CASE Advocacy Network, an online community for members interested in supporting CASE's advocacy activities. The CAN library will include resources and links on key issues, including tax reform and the charitable deduction in the U.S. and the EU's General Data Protection Regulation.

To join, visit http://community.case.org.

 

CASE Europe to Host Fundraising UK Study Tour This Fall

In response to growing demand, CASE Europe is introducing the Fundraising UK Study Tour, which will take place 25-27 October 2017. This study tour will provide senior leaders with an opportunity to strengthen their understanding of philanthropic fundraising and alumni relations within the UK. This high-level, intensive three-day study tour will visit and explore a range of institutional settings in the UK and will enable a small group of participants to interact with UK university leaders and senior practitioners with visits to University of Nottingham, Oxford (St. Hilda's College) and SOAS University of London, among others.

If you have any queries or would like to register, please contact Fon Browndy at CASE Europe by e-mailing fbrowndy@case.org.

 

CEAC 2017 Early-Bird Rates Available

The CASE Europe Annual Conference 2017 gathers the most valuable talent from educational institutions and other forward-thinking organisations from around the world to network, share best practices and discuss innovative solutions to global education issues.

Hear from more than 200 inspirational speakers across four tracks and 100 sessions and return to your institution ready to set about creating change from within and energizing your institutional environment. Early-bird rates are available.

 

Ross-CASE Survey Released May 3

The Ross-CASE 2017 report will be published on 3 May 2017. This year's survey marks a significant landmark moment for philanthropic giving to higher education institutions. If you have any questions about the survey, contact Yashraj Jain, research manager at CASE Europe at yjain@case.org.