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November 2016
Volume 14 Issue 11


Research and News of Note
Higher Education a Top Recipient of High Net-Worth Giving

Most wealthy American households plan to give more to charity during the next three years, according to a new report from U.S. Trust and the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.


Why Alumni Do and Do Not Give to Their Alma Mater

Alumni and donors who hold degrees from two or more institutions prioritize giving to their undergraduate institution, according to a recent study.


World Giving Index 2016 Names Top Giving Countries

A global study finds that the world is becoming more generous. More people are giving time, money or helping others than previously recorded.


Philanthropy Growing in Australia and New Zealand

Philanthropic giving to universities in Australia and New Zealand is gathering significant momentum, according to a new CASE report.


Task Force Findings in CASE Community College Grant Community

The first findings from the Federal Funding Task Force are available in the CASE Community College Grants Community.


Inside CASE
CASE Board Discusses Diversity, Global Governance and Strategic Plan Funding

The CASE board responds positively to the presentation of the formal business case to support the association's strategic plan.


4 Tips to Inspire Alumni Advocacy

Alumni can be your institution's most ardent advocates—if armed with the tools and support to do it, say participants in a recent Twitter chat.


2016 State Government Relations Award Winners

This year's honorees will be recognized at the 2016 Higher Education Government Relations Conference in St. Petersburg, Florida.


Call for Volunteer Leaders

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


3 Events to Help You Build Cross-Generational Alumni Ties

Connecting students and alumni across generations builds the alumni pipeline and passes on alumni traditions. These three upcoming CASE events that can help you strengthen bonds with students, parents and alumni.


Are You in the IRF Data Book?

Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, is the deadline to enter fundraising results from fiscal year 2016 into the IRF Data Book.


2017 CASE Compensation Survey Open

CASE recently launched the North American version of the annual compensation survey, which profiles the salaries and benefits of advancement professionals. Dec. 5 is the deadline to participate.


Nominations Open for CASE Europe Awards

Entries are now being accepted for CASE Europe's 2017 recognition programs.


U.S. Federal Relations News November 2016
What a Trump Administration Could Mean for Educational Advancement

With the advent of a new administration, here are some issues that CASE will be watching in the coming years.


CASE District News
District I
District II
District III
  • Register for the District III conference with the group rate of $389 per person when three or more register together.
  • Volunteer for the conference! It's the best way to network and become more involved in your professional organization.
  • District III scholarships for the All Stars Conference will be announced on Dec.1, 2016.
District V
Districts V and VI
District VII
  • Read the latest post on our blog about the University of Southern California's award-winning campaign brochure and how it came to life.
  • The CASE District VII annual conference is in March. Make your hotel reservations now to reserve your spot in paradise. (Paradise Point, that is.) 
Comments and Questions

Please share your questions and comments with Pam Russell via e-mail at russell@case.org or by telephone at +1-202-478-5680.

Diversity and Philanthropy: Expanding the Circle of Giving

Diversity and Philanthropy: Expanding the Circle of Giving

A "one-size-fits-all" approach is ineffective when it comes to fundraising in today's diverse environment. Success raising money and instilling support from diverse peoples and cultures requires sensitivity to context: Fundraising should bring together people with common values to achieve public-spirited objectives.

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Member Profile: Eden Woon

Eden Woon

Dr. Eden Y. Woon is the vice president for institutional advancement at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

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