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November 2014
Volume 12 Issue 11

Research and News of Note
CASE Announces New President

CASE has announced the selection of Sue Cunningham as its new president. Cunningham, currently vice-principal for advancement at the University of Melbourne, was the unanimous choice of CASE's presidential search committee and board of trustees.

Market Research Helps Yield Alumni Partnerships, Revenue

Alumni associations should conduct comprehensive market research to help secure revenue-generating affinity programs and corporate sponsorships, says a CASE faculty member.

Education Top Priority for U.S. Foundations

An annual research study on foundations reports that giving by U.S. foundations reached record levels in 2012 and 2013 and predicts continued growth for 2014.

To Retain Top Fundraisers, Change Management Style

Fundraising leaders can retain high-performing major gift officers by creatively promoting them, better developing their skills and finding new ways to measure their performance, say CASE faculty members.

Debating the Merits of Integrated Advancement

Collaboration across advancement disciplines is essential, says one leader in the field. But could full integration of these disciplines do more harm than good? That subject is up for debate at an upcoming CASE Europe event.

Keeping "Community" in the College Name

A marketer at a two-year college says the “community” in its name is an asset, not a liability.

Report Shares Lessons, Guidelines on Disaster Giving in Asia

A recently released report offers guidelines and lessons for individual, foundation and corporate donors on protecting philanthropic investments during a disaster.

Inside CASE
CASE Seeks Nominations for Board, Commissions

CASE is seeking nominations for its board of trustees and three advisory commissions: alumni relations, communications and marketing, and philanthropy.

CASE Europe Issues Call for Award Nominations

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2015 CASE Europe awards.

CASE, Harvard Announce Advancement Program for Institutional Leaders

CASE is collaborating with the Harvard Institutes for Higher Education to offer a new professional development program for colleges and university presidents.

Check Out 2013-2014 CASE Annual Report

Read highlights of CASE’s accomplishments and top advancement trends during fiscal year 2014 in the latest CASE annual report.

Participate in the 2015 CASE Europe Annual Conference

Planning is now under way for the 2015 CASE Europe Annual Conference, and CASE Europe is inviting members to help shape the multi-disciplinary educational programme.

CASE Seeks Nominations for Executive Director of CASE Europe

The Council for Advancement and Support of Education has launched an international search for an executive director of CASE Europe to succeed Kate Hunter, who will step down in February 2015 after six years of successfully leading CASE's largest operation outside of North America.

Registration Opens for CASE Asia-Pacific Advancement Conference

Register today to attend the CASE Asia-Pacific Advancement Conference that takes place from 14-17 April 2015 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Singapore.

CASE Europe Extends Deadline for Alumni Relations Surveys

CASE Europe has extended the deadline to participate in its international alumni relations surveys to Friday 5 December.

Save the Date: Institute for Alumni Relations Professionals Set for 17-19 November

The biennial CASE Asia-Pacific Institute for Alumni Relations Professionals will be held from 17 – 19 November 2015 in Sydney, Australia.

U.S. Federal Relations News
IRA Charitable Rollover Could Be Extended By End of the Year

Congressional leaders hope to consider and pass a package of expired and expiring tax provisions, including a retroactive extension of the IRA charitable rollover, by the end of the year.

CASE District News

District I
  • Register now for the 2015 CASE District I annual conference, which takes place Jan. 29-30 (pre-conference Jan. 28), in Boston, Massachusetts. More than 600 of your peers have already registered-and the conference is on track to sell out for the fourth year in a row. With 65 sessions, three dedicated networking opportunities and a host of new speakers, the 2015 CASE conference is the one event you can't miss.

District II
  • Register for the CASE District II annual conference, Monumental Shifts, by Dec. 16 to secure the early-bird rate. This year's conference takes advantage of its location in Washington, D.C. The keynote speaker is Molly Broad, president of the American Council on Education. Broad is a leading spokesperson for American higher education and has written and spoken widely on strategic planning, K-16 partnerships, information technology, globalization and biotechnology.

District III

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