Publications & Products
July 2013
Volume 3, Issue 1

Community College Advancement News

Leaders Have a Lot to "Unlearn"

Community college leaders need to adapt to the changing advancement and educational landscape for their institutions to thrive, says a keynote speaker at the upcoming CASE Conference for Community College Advancement. Read more...

Produce a Compelling Magazine

Magazines offer institutions an ideal opportunity to communicate their value to the surrounding community, say the leaders of two award-winning magazines. Read more...

Get Acquainted with CASE

Join Paul Heaton, director of the CASE Center for Community College Advancement, for a series of webinars on CASE programs and services. In addition, these free, info-packed webinars will offer opportunities for members to weigh in on other suggested services that would be helpful to them.

Community College Leader Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Susan Kubik, a nationally recognized leader in the advancement profession known for her work in building fundraising and alumni relations programs at community colleges, is the 2013 recipient of the E. Burr Gibson Lifetime Achievement Award. She began her career at Northampton Community College in 1975 where she built the advancement program from a one-person shop to a department of professional staff and volunteers that is recognized as one of the profession's leading examples of best practices. CASE will recognize Kubik and the recipients of its three other Distinguished Service Awards July 15 at the Summit for Leaders in Advancement in San Francisco, Calif.

Welcome to CASE

The following college recently became CASE members:

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (Fergus Falls, Minn.)
  • Western Dakota Technical Institute (Rapid City, S.D.)

In The News

Who Will Lead Community Colleges?
(Inside Higher Ed)
There is concern that there are not enough leaders ready to replace the large number of community college presidents likely to retire in the next five years. Read more...

The Community College Payoff
(San Jose Mercury News)
A new website by the California Community Colleges allows visitors to see the median income for specific jobs of its graduates. Read more...

Gift Planning Poised to be Next Big Thing
(Community College Times)
As baby boomers retire, more community colleges are looking to step up their planed-giving efforts. Read more...

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