When it comes to event planning in the coronavirus era, colleges have to make the best decision for their specific situations and communities
The COVID-19 pandemic wrecked colleges’ most carefully laid plans for in-person events. What are the best questions to ask, and resources to rely on, as we all adapt to the moment and an uncertain future?
How advancement teams are meeting the challenges of the pandemic at the beginning of the traditional school year
In North America, the beginning of the fall semester has been rife with controversy, COVID-19 outbreaks, and an increased focus on health and safety. How are advancement professionals adapting to the situation, what about their job duties has changed, and how are they balancing the short-term needs of constituents with the long-range goals of their institutions?
The CASE Global Leadership Forum will bring together decision-makers from the Summit for Leaders in Advancement and the Europe Annual Conference's Leadership Forum, to discuss next steps for a brighter future.
In uncertain times, education remains key to transition and understanding
The world has experienced incredible shocks and turmoil in the past. We know that to stand still and hope that all will be better is neither realistic nor healthy. It is up to us to dedicate ourselves to improving the world around us. If these events have made one thing clear, it’s the fact that lives and society are in urgent need of transformation, and that education—above all other activities—holds the key.
To build more inclusive spaces, start by listening and learning, but be willing to speak out
When Anthony Heaven first started in advancement in 2014, he’d look around at conferences full of fundraisers and see very few African Americans. That sparked the idea for his 2017 dissertation research at the University of Texas at Austin: how race shapes Black fundraisers’ experiences. Here’s some of what he uncovered.
Remote learning in the coronavirus era further exposed the digital divide. How are institutional leaders and advancement personnel supporting technology equity for the most vulnerable students?
The digital divide has been adversely affecting low-income, minority, and rural students for decades. How has increased reliance on remote learning, forced by the coronavirus pandemic, further exposed the divide for those in higher education and how are advancement personnel helping to solve this problem?