Currents, an award-winning magazine for CASE members, explores contemporary issues, trends, and best practices in advancement. The magazine takes an interdisciplinary approach to educational advancement, featuring articles on topics such as effective gift fundraising, the importance of storytelling, building connections with alumni of international schools, marketing to digitally savvy students, and the necessity of creating a productive workplace culture.
Currents shines a light on institutions and individuals who are doing exceptional work and pushing the field of advancement forward.
DIGITAL ONLY ISSUE - How to achieve the "golden record" with master data management. Plus, how to engage pandemic-era graduates, match making alumni mentors and student mentees, and chatting about ChatGPT.
Discover the Next stories highlight the value of higher education. Plus, strategies to build reputation, embracing transferable skills when recruiting, taking a fresh look at fundraising data, and more.
Making remote and hybrid workplace models work. Plus strategies to build your magazine's digital presence, how Black women navigate careers in advancement, and a look at the CASE Advancement Inclusion Index.
Cooking Up Connections: How food hits the spot when it comes to engaging donors, alumni, and campus communities. Plus how to make the case for unrestricted gifts, use maturity models to spark transformation, untangle gifts with strings, and more.
DIGITAL ONLY ISSUE - Measures of Success: Five teams share stories of data in action. Plus a spotlight on sustainability: fundraising for climate initiatives, digital sustainability, and storytelling about climate change.
Engaging donors, alumni, and campus communities: that’s what the 2022 Circle of Excellence Awards winners did exceptionally well. In this issue of Currents, explore award-winning projects that connected with audiences in novel, compelling, meaningful ways.
DIGITAL ONLY ISSUE - Workplace Wellness: What institutions, leaders, and individuals can do to address burnout and support well-being. Plus: mindfulness strategies to find focus, putting data in action, fundraising amid inflation, and more.
Faculty Partnerships: How advancement officers can team up with faculty to drive fundraising success. Plus, explore supports for student mental health, lessons from new managers, cryptocurrency, and more.
What's Behind Leadership: This issue of Currents peels back the layers of leadership, exploring what helps leaders (and their teams) thrive today.
Diversity and inclusion, engagement, leadership: Inside the challenges and opportunities for senior diversity leaders in higher education; integrating alumni relations and development; and resetting in-person, online, and hybrid events.
Opportunity Knocking: Inside the Great Resignation and turnover in fundraising, and what keeps great talent on board. Plus: development metrics for small shops, engaging alumni employees, and more.