To stop the turnover tide and keep your team engaged, create a career-focused culture
With more and more universities embarking on record-breaking fundraising campaigns, grappling with stagnant enrollment, and defending their place amid seismic societal shifts, employees with institutional knowledge and deep-rooted relationships with faculty and staff are essential to communicating the values of an institution and connecting the public with stories that embody those values.
CASE celebrates 10 years of training the next generation of fundraisers in Europe
The CASE Europe Graduate Trainee Scheme, a yearlong program that immerses recent graduates in the fundamentals of fundraising, is now celebrating its 10th anniversary and has launched the advancement careers of nearly 100 young adults, who work primarily with host universities in the United Kingdom during their traineeships.
How professionals from advancement fields found their way to the corner office
No longer can the college or university president be simply a learned extension of the academic enterprise itself; today’s president has to be chief fundraiser, spokesperson, alumni cajoler, and enrollment advocate. Today’s president, before everything else, is an advancement officer.
In response to the U.S. college admissions bribery scandal, Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) introduced the College Admissions Fairness Act (S.1732). If enacted, S. 1732 would limit the charitable deduction for certain donors to colleges and universities who do not have a written policy prohibiting consideration of philanthropic donations as a factor in the admissions process.
Register today for the PHELAP Advocacy Conference, July 23-25, 2019 in Washington DC. This annual conference is hosted by PHELAP (Public Higher Education Legislative Advocacy Professionals) steering committee and will be held at CASE’s Washington, DC office.
Informed by cognitive psychology research, Independent Sector recently commissioned research to test what values-based messages resonate with various audiences. Members of the Charitable Giving Coalition has been employing value-based messages in our Capitol Hill advocacy for a universal charitable deduction. This research examined these messages and provides insight into what works with who when it comes to advocating charitable giving tax incentives.