As CASE gears up for Advanced Development for Deans and Academic Leaders in January 2020, we sat down with Chair Shaun Keister, vice chancellor of development and alumni relations at the University of California, Davis, to hear more about the fundraising challenges facing deans today and what he’s most looking forward to at the conference.
There are three principles about the urgency of support for education described in The Advancement of Understanding and Support of Higher Education, a report written in 1958 about a convening of 80 advancement leaders and college and university presidents that are still relevant today.
More than a year into GDPR, higher education institutions are working hard to maintain appropriate contact with alumni and donors
In the year and a half since GDPR went into effect, advancement professionals at educational institutions both inside and outside of the EU have learned a massive amount about how to move forward in a world of more robust privacy protection. And they know that this is only the beginning.
Creating a culture of communication to enhance your school’s brand starts with your new hires
Enthusiastic employees—no matter what their roles are in your institutions—are those who will be incredible brand ambassadors both at work and after hours. They are, essentially, unofficial admissions representatives and customer service agents, and you want to ensure they are informed, engaged, and positive.