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March 2018 BriefCASE

Volume 16 Issue 3 March 2018

Research and News of Note

Under Pressure: The Value of Higher Education

Institutions increasingly face challenges of perception about the impact of higher education on society, says CASE President and CEO Sue Cunningham.

Take Your Advancement Career Global

As advancement grows at educational institutions all over the world, the need for new perspectives can make an international job an appealing career move.

Report: Charitable Online Giving Continued to Increase in 2017

A recent report shows that charitable giving in the United States increased 4.1 percent on a year-over-year basis, a significant jump compared to giving in 2016.

Inside CASE

Get Inspired at the CASE Asia-Pacific Advancement Conference

There's still time to register for the CASE Asia-Pacific Advancement Conference, April 16-19 in Hong Kong.

CASE Europe Annual Conference Registration Open

Early-bird registration is now open for the CASE Europe Annual Conference.

CASE Names Recipients of 2018 Commonfund Institutionally Related Foundation Award

A community college foundation president who led her institution to "incredible growth and success" and a university foundation COO known for her "strong leadership and vision" are the 2018 recipients of the CASE Commonfund Institutionally Related Foundation Awards.

CASE District News

District II

  • Thank you for a great 2018 conference in National Harbor! Save the date for next year’s District II Annual Conference: March 24-26, 2019, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

District III

  • District III is seeking presentations for 2019/2020 workshops and conferences. Submission deadline March 30. Apply today.
  • Order additional District III Awards certificates by April 13, 2018. 
  • Register now for the one-day workshop on planned giving in Miami, Florida, on April 30, 2018.


The Five Cultures of Academic Development

In The Five Cultures of Academic Development, Crossing Boundaries in Higher Education Fundraising, authors Jeffery Buller and Dianne Reeves explore the different cultures advancement professionals encounter in college fundraising.

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Member Profile: Ishna Hall

Ishna Hall

Conversations about diversity in higher education and advancement can be challenging. But Ishna Hall doesn't like to say that those discussions are tough—she calls them courageous.

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