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May 2013
Volume 2, Issue 11

Community College Advancement News

Refocusing Colleges on Community

Jan Masaoka, nonprofit expert and keynote speaker at the upcoming CASE Conference for Community College Advancement, says community colleges should think less about themselves and what they need and more about their broad constituency and what it needs. Read more...

Participate Advancement Investment Metrics Study

May 31 is the deadline for institutions that which to participate in the CASE Advancement Investment Metrics Study, which asks a series of questions about funding totals and spending on selected advancement functions to measure return on investment. Community colleges that are not yet members of CASE may participate in the survey for the first time at no cost. Contact

Join Networking Group for New Foundation Directors

The informal networking group for community college foundation directors who are relatively new to their position (less than two years) will hold another conference call on June 20. For details or to join the group on future calls and communications, contact Paul Heaton at or 202-478-5570. CASE membership is not required to participate.

Advisory Committee Welcomes New Members

At a recent meeting, CASE and the Center for Community College Advancement Advisory Committee approved three new members who will join the committee effective July 1, 2013. Read more...

Community College Professionals Named to Commissions

At recent meetings in Cambridge, Mass., two community college professionals were appointed to CASE commissions effective July 1, 2013. Read more...

CASE Leads Fundraising Training for Presidents

More than 30 community college presidents and campus leaders participated in a daylong preconference workshop coordinated by CASE for the recent American Association of Community Colleges national conference. Paul Heaton, Center for Community College Advancement director, led the training. To learn more about customized training opportunities, contact or call 202-478-5570.

In the News

Let Your Partnerships Prove Your Relevance
(Community College Times)
The marketing manager of Portland Community College in Oregon offers advice for how to best illustrate the role of community colleges in creating stronger state economies and communities. Read more...

Corporate Leaders Urge College Presidents to ‘Talk to Us'
(Community College Times)
Executives representing large U.S. manufacturers say they want community colleges to reach out and form partnerships to help them train desirable middle-skill workers. Read more...

CUNY Community College Gets $15-Million Gift and New Name
(Chronicle of Higher Education)
The new City University of New York institution will be named after benefactors Stella and Charles Guttman, who gave the largest-ever gift to a community college in the state. Read more...

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