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September 2007
Volume 5 Issue 9

Research and News of Note
Private Financing Plays Increasing Role in Global Higher Education

A growing number of nations are turning to private donations as a way to finance higher education, according to a report by the Global Center on Private Financing of Higher Education.

Into Africa: CASE Sponsors Nigeria Workshop

Professionals from more than 20 African universities dug into advancement issues facing the continent Aug. 1-3 in Ibadan, Nigeria.

Program Taps Community Colleges to Train Boomers for 'Encore' Careers

Ten community colleges will each receive $25,000 in grants and perhaps an influx of potential new graduates thanks to a program designed to help prepare baby boomers for post-retirement careers in education, healthcare and social services.

Inside CASE
Calling All Outstanding Undergraduates

USA TODAY is looking for 20 outstanding college juniors and seniors to be a part of its 19th annual All-USA College Academic Team.

Call for CASE 2008 Commonfund Awards Nominations

Recognize the leadership of your foundation colleagues by nominating them for the CASE Commonfund Institutionally Related Foundation Awards.

CASE Names Virginia Carter Smith Scholarship Winners

CASE has announced the recipients of its 2007-2008 Virginia Carter Smith Scholarship Program for Newcomers to Advancement awards.

U.S. Federal Relations News
IRS to Check Bond Compliance of Nonprofits

The Internal Revenue Service has posted on its Web site details of new compliance information that it is requiring from charities that reported an outstanding balance of tax-exempt financing on the 2005 Form 990.

Deadline for Comments on 990 Draft Approaching

The deadline to submit comments regarding the Internal Revenue Service's revised Form 990 draft is fast approaching.

CASE District News

District II is planning its 2008 conference, "Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes," scheduled Jan. 26-29, 2008, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, at the Caribe Hilton. Details are available on the CASE District II Web site.

District III is planning its 2008 conference featuring the theme "Take 5" in Atlanta at the Hyatt Regency, Feb. 17-20, 2008.

The District V deadline for recognition awards is Sept. 15. The awards cover distinguished service, retirees, newcomer fellowships and professional development. Recipients will be honored at the district conference-"Connecting the Best"-Dec. 9-11 in Chicago. Program planning is under way.

District VI plans to hold its 2008 conference, "The Great Adventure," Jan. 12-15, 2008, in Denver, Colo. Conference and service award information as well as scholarship opportunities are posted on the district's Web site. Visit soon, visit often. New writing categories were added this year for the institutional awards competition, which annually draws about 1,000 entries. Winners are announced at the conference.

Districts VII and VIII registration opens Tuesday, Sept. 4, for "CASE Vegas, High Stakes Advancement," the first joint, international conference of Districts VII and VIII.

The conference will be held Dec. 2-5 at the Mirage Hotel and Casino. Conference highlights include opening keynote Terrell "Terry" Jones, founder of, and CASE President John Lippincott. The robust, high-energy program focuses on key issues of leadership, ethics and brand management.

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