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January 2019 BriefCASE

Volume 17 Issue 1 January 2019

Building a Global Alumni Community: 4 Best Practices

To build ties with alumni, international schools have to go the distance-literally.

Research Roundup: High Net Worth Philanthropy and the 2019 Giving Forecast

Two reports released in the fall of 2018 provide encouraging news and strategic insights for fundraisers.  

Member Profile: Charles Diab

Charles Diab is the executive director of advancement and alumni affairs at the American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

 

U.S. Federal News

Debunking 5 Myths about Endowments

With concerns about college costs growing, policymakers and other public figures have turned their attention to endowments.  

New Congress Begins Work

Members of the 116th Congress were sworn in on Jan. 3, 2019, officially launching a new era of divided federal government.


District News

District I

District II

  • Early-bird registration for the District II Annual Conference closes Friday, Jan. 18. This year's conference will be March 24-26, 2019, in Philadelphia. Highlights include keynote addresses from Sue Cunningham, president and CEO of CASE, and Jane Golden, executive director of Mural Arts of Philadelphia. Register now and save.
  • If you're already registered for the conference and want to get more involved, consider volunteering! Volunteer commitments are minimal (one to two hours), but the impact you will have on the conference and attendees is significant. As a volunteer-run organization, District II needs your involvement to be successful and productive. By volunteering during the conference, you not only contribute to the success of the conference but also have the opportunity to meet and interact with District leadership and colleagues in your field. To volunteer, please complete the interest form and you will receive a follow-up email. Contact Angelica Howard with questions at 215-204-5449.

District III:

  • Volunteer! There are several ways for you to get involved with District III, such as serving as a conference speaker, judge, moderator or mentor. There is something for everyone. District III needs your help, and we hope you will volunteer your time and talents this year.
  • Register! Full annual conference and single-day registrations are still available. Make the most of your time at the annual conference and add a preconference workshop or luncheon to your registration.
  • Apply! Reminder: The deadline for the Innovative Ideas Grant is today.

District VIII:

  • Life is short. Learn fast. Spots are rapidly filling up for the 2019 CASE District VIII Conference in Vancouver, Feb. 13-15. Register today!
  • Coming to the conference and want to volunteer? We're looking for session attendants, photographers, social media ambassadors, hospitality and event ambassadors and more. Send us an email.

Member Profile: Charles Diab

Charles Diab is the executive director, advancement and alumni affairs at the American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

Charles Diab is the executive director, advancement and alumni affairs at the American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

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