CASE Announces 2020 Circle of Excellence Award Winners
Today the Council for Advancement and Support of Education announced its 2020 Circle of Excellence Award winners.
These peer-selected and adjudicated awards showcase hundreds of institutions across the globe whose talented staff members are advancing their institutions through innovative, inspiring, and creative ideas.
The awards acknowledge superior accomplishments that have lasting impact, demonstrate the highest level of professionalism while delivering exceptional results in the fields of advancement services, alumni relations, communications, fundraising and marketing at colleges, universities, independent schools, and affiliated nonprofits.
“These awards demonstrate our members’ success in advancing their institutions through their remarkable and varied work across all advancement disciplines,” says Sue Cunningham, CASE President & CEO.
“The CASE Circle of Excellence Awards demonstrate creativity and strategy. They are a great source of inspiration and ideas for your own institutions. Congratulations to all the Circle of Excellence award recipients. Not only are you being celebrated for excellence, your work engages important communities in the life of your campuses and institutions, advancing education to transform lives and society.”
In 2020, CASE received 2752 entries from 28 countries up from 20 the year before. Those entries came from 587 institutions for consideration in 100 categories that were judged by 416 volunteers who selected more than 400 entries for recognition.
Winners are selected based on several factors, including overall quality, innovation, use of resources, and impact.
Since being introduced in 1994, the Circle of Excellence Awards have showcased thousands of innovative and creative ideas and solutions that help CASE members better serve the educational institutions whose vital missions they are working to advance.
CASE believes in advancing education to transform lives and society. As a global nonprofit membership association of educational institutions, CASE helps develop the communities of professional practice that build institutional resilience and success in challenging times. The communities include staff engaged in alumni relations, advancement services, communications, fundraising, government relations, marketing, and student recruitment. CASE is volunteer-led and uses the intellectual capital of senior practitioners to build capacity and capability across the world.
CASE has offices in Washington, D.C., London, Singapore and Mexico City. Member institutions include more than 3,600 colleges and universities, primary and secondary independent and international schools, and nonprofit organizations in 82 countries. CASE serves more than 90,000 practitioners. For more information about CASE, please visit www.case.org.