Publications & Products
October 2016
Volume 14 Issue 10


Research and News of Note
CASE Launches Strategic Plan Website

CASE has launched Reimagining CASE, a five-year strategic plan that provides a roadmap for the evolution and future success of the association. The plan includes new vision, mission and value statements as well as four focus areas: member engagement, talent management, thought leadership and global impact. View the plan online and share your thoughts.


White Paper Reveals Institutions Pay to Boost Social Media Content

More schools, colleges and universities worldwide are turning to sponsored content on social media as a way to increase their visibility, according to a new white paper by CASE, Huron and mStoner Inc.


Institutions Form Legacy Societies for Planned Gifts

Higher education institutions are establishing institution-wide legacy societies exclusive to those who make planned gifts to the institutions, according to a recent white paper release by the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy.


A Great Debate Takeaway: Empower Your Alumni

To capitalize on a big campus event, give your stakeholders the tools to showcase it.


Inside CASE
CASE Names Virginia Carter Smith Scholars

CASE has named 14 individuals as the 2016-2017 Virginia Carter Smith Scholarship winners.


Connect with Government Relations Professionals at the 2016 Higher Education Government Relations Conference

"What’s Next? Public Higher Education at a Crossroads" is the theme of the 2016 Higher Education Government Relations Conference, which takes place Nov. 30-Dec. 1 in St. Petersburg, Florida.


Participate in UK Schools Fundraising Survey

The CASE Survey of Philanthropic Giving in UK Schools is now open to participants. The survey closes 30 November.


Ross-CASE Survey Open through 30 November

Higher education institutions in the UK are encouraged to participate in the Ross-CASE survey. The deadline for responses is 30 November.


Alumni Relations Surveys Close Soon

The International CASE Alumni Relations Survey and the International CASE Alumni Relations Survey for Business Schools, known as ICARS and BICARS, respectively, will both close on 30 November.


CASE Europe Seeks Hosts for Graduate Trainee Scheme

CASE Europe is now seeking hosts for its upcoming Educational Fundraising Graduate Trainee Scheme. The program provides universities an opportunity to find high-calibre graduates and postgraduates seeking to begin a career in fundraising and philanthropy within higher education. The next cohort will begin with the CASE Europe Annual Conference in 2017. Learn how your institution can become a host.


Asia-Pacific Leadership Award Nominations Close Oct. 31

The deadline to nominate leaders for the 2016 CASE Asia-Pacific Leadership Award is Monday, Oct. 31.


CASE Asia-Pacific to Hold Final 2016 Master Class in Singapore

CASE Asia-Pacific is offering a master class on good governance. The class will be held Nov. 4, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Shaw Foundation Alumni House in Singapore.


CASE AP Graduate Trainee Program Seeks Applicants

CASE Asia-Pacific’s Educational Fundraising Graduate Trainee Program is an opportunity for high quality graduates and postgrads seeking to begin a career in fundraising and philanthropy within the higher education sector. Successful applicants begin the 12-month graduate trainee program at the CASE Asia-Pacific Advancement Conference 2017. Applicants will then begin their placement at a host university.


CASE District News

District I
  • Join District I for its latest regional program in Connecticut: "Decoding the Job Description." The Nov. 16, 2016, event at Wesleyan University will be followed by a networking cocktail reception. Read more and sign up.

District II
  • Registration for the CASE District II conference is now open. Registration includes access to breakout sessions in multiple session tracks, keynote presentations, conference materials, daily breakfasts, lunches and networking breaks and receptions. Register now and save with the early-bird rate.
  • Submit nominations for the 2017 District II Achievement Awards by Oct. 28.
  • You could receive up to $3,500 in supplemental funding for professional development this year with the CASE District II Venture Capital Fund. Awards are available to encourage investment in collaborative professional development programs.

District III

District V and VI

District VII

District VIII
Comments and Questions

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Member Profile Rachel Hadley-Leonard

Rachel Hadley-Leonard

Rachel Hadley-Leonard, Development Director at Princethorpe College shares her journey into advancement and the importance of cultivating a culture of giving.

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Money Follows Vision

Money Follows Vision

Are you one of the many talented, dedicated people in an understaffed community college or small college fundraising office who tends to rush from one urgent deadline to the next? If so, Jeff Bagel, associate vice president of foundation and alumni relations at Erie Community College in New York, has thrown you a lifeline.

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