Publications & Products
August 2017
Volume 15 Issue 8

Research and News of Note
How New Managers Can Be Great Bosses

New managers can grow to become great bosses by recognizing typical challenges and focusing on improvement, according to advancement professionals with firsthand experience.

Cross-Cultural Communication: 3 Best Practices

Educational advancement, for many institutions, has gone global. Use these three ideas from a recent CASE Twitter chat to build cultural understanding.

Make Your Network Work for You

When it comes to your career, don’t expect your next promotion or job to be the result of good fortune.

Survey Shows Partisan Skepticism of Higher Education Impact

Attitudes about the impact of higher education in the United States is a growing partisan issue, reports a recent survey.

Inside CASE
CASE Recognizes Top Advancement Research

CASE has announced the winners of its 2017 Research Awards in Educational Advancement.

Ross-CASE Survey Opens 11 September

Higher education institutions in the U.K. are encouraged to participate in the Ross-CASE survey, which opens Monday, 11 Sept.

CASE Seeks Nominations for Executive Director of CASE Europe

CASE has launched an international search for an executive director of CASE Europe.

Nominate Outstanding Leaders for Asia-Pacific Leadership Award

CASE Asia-Pacific is accepting nominations for the CASE Asia-Pacific Leadership Award. The deadline for nominations is 31 Oct.

Call for APAC 2018 Session Proposals

The call for session proposals for the CASE Asia-Pacific Advancement Conference will be open until 31 Aug.

U.S. Federal Relations News August 2017
CASE Urges Support for Universal Charitable Deduction in Comments to Key Committee

CASE President and CEO Sue Cunningham urged U.S. lawmakers to enact a universal charitable deduction as part of tax reform in comments submitted to the Senate Committee on Finance in late July.

CASE District News

District I 

  • Registration for next year's District I Annual Conference, March 15-16, 2018, at the Westin Copley in Boston, Massachusetts, opens next month. Save the date and be on the lookout for registration information.
  • Winners of the CASE District I Excellence Awards will be acknowledged during the annual conference; don't forget to submit your nominations today.

District II 

  • Save the date: The District II Annual Conference will be Feb. 25-27, 2018, at the Gaylord National Resort and Conference Center at National Harbor, just outside Washington, D.C. Keep an eye out for registration information over the next month.
  • Proposal submissions for the DII Annual Conference have ended. Thank you to everyone who sent in proposals, which look amazing.

District III

  • The next District III one-day workshop will be at The Citadel, Sept. 18, 2017. The workshop will focus on strategies for a successful Day of Giving.
  • Registration is open for the District III Annual Conference. Explore the list of sessions
Comments and Questions

Annual Giving Trunk Show

Ideas for Annual Giving: Pea Pods, Parachutes and Other Designs for Boosting Alumni Participation

Good annual giving is less about asking for money and more about what motivates volunteers and donors to do what they do and then using this understanding to advance the important missions of your institutions.

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Member Profile: Mitch Andrews

Mitch Andrews

Mitch Andrews is the Conference for Community College Advancement conference chair. 

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