Vice-Chancellor Honoured for Promoting and Supporting Education and Advancement
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has announced University of Wollongong (UOW) Vice-Chancellor Professor Paul Wellings CBE as recipient of the prestigious 2020 CASE Asia-Pacific Leadership Award.
For alumni of color, three questions can make all the difference for engagement
Alma mater means "fostering mother" in Latin. It is often used by alumni as a term of endearment conveying affection or a sense of home for schools they attended. But for far too many alumni of color who matriculated at majority white schools, that sentiment is not so simple.
Why traditions endure, and the role advancement plays in celebrating and shaping them
Campus traditions bring communities together. They build alumni identity and connections. But the pandemic has disrupted the ways campus communities gather, cancelling or changing traditions that were rooted in years of history. Where do traditions stand, in times of change? Here, advancement professionals and higher education researchers share why traditions endure, how they shift, and what role advancement today plays in celebrating and shaping them
As metrics and reporting standards become more international, the benchmarking pool widens
Joanna Watts has more than 25 years of experience in higher education both in the U.K. and Australia. Passionate about building better donor and alumni experiences, Watts participated in writing the Australian/New Zealand chapter of the CASE Global Reporting Standards. Here, she explains how the new standards give institutions the tools to benchmark globally, no matter how small or large their advancement departments are.