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.
Want even more on this topic? Check out Resources.
Advancement and education leaders discuss how definitions and commitment are key to building more racially equitable institutions
What is race equity as it applies to education institutions? How are advancement teams approaching this work, which experts say involves a wholesale transformation of organizational cultures? How are institutions and individuals moving forward in the name of equity?
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.