Discussions led by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) where various leaders explore leadership issues related to advancement.
info_outline Episode 34: Voices from the Field: A Conversation with Nick Jaffer 06/01/2021
Episode 34: Voices from the Field: A Conversation with Nick Jaffer Our guest this episode is Nick Jaffer, President & CEO (Asia Pacific) at Global Philanthropic in Australia. Hear how Nick went from backpacking in Europe to a 30-year career in fundraising. Nick shares the themes from Global Philanthropic’s recent worldwide forum ‘Talking Philanthropy’ which focused on the philanthropic ecosystem in Asia. Hear how a more intentional approach to philanthropy is taking root in the region and why the government is critical in driving this change—in Asia and across the
info_outline Episode 33: Voices from the Field: A Conversation with Adam Ruble 05/25/2021
Episode 33: Voices from the Field: A Conversation with Adam Ruble Adam Ruble, Associate Director of Development – Student Affairs at Illinois State University, discusses his experience as a participant in the CASE Graduate Trainee Programme and being a fundraiser in both the United States and Australia. Listen in to find out why young advancement professionals are assets and what motivates them to stay within any one institution. Also hear Adam’s insights into the world of e-sports and its untapped potential for educational fundraising.
info_outline Episode 32: Voices from the Field: A Conversation with Lea Sublett 05/18/2021
Episode 32: Voices from the Field: A Conversation with Lea Sublett We welcome Lea Sublett, Manager of Alumni Affairs at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in this episode. With a career that has taken her from Australia to Vietnam and Saudi Arabia, Lea shares how a global career enriched with different cultural experiences has been achievable by working within advancement. Also, hear Lea’s advice for advancement professionals who want broaden their international experience.
info_outline Episode 31: Voices from the Field - A Conversation with Jay Goulart 05/11/2021
Episode 31: Voices from the Field - A Conversation with Jay Goulart Our guest is Jay Goulart, Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Gulliver Prep in Miami Florida, USA and now the founder of Big Philanthropy, and a recipient of the prestigious CASE Crystal Apple Award. During this episode, Jay shares his first encounter with cryptocurrency and how he received a philanthropic gift in Bitcoin. Hear his insights on how the relationship between cryptocurrency and fundraising is a natural progression for streamlining the transfer of value from donors to institutions.
info_outline Voces y Café 04/29/2021
Voces y Café Welcome to our fourth episode in Spanish from Latin America of Voces y Café (Voices in the field). In this episode, we invited Adriana Buiton to talk about the importance of data in education. Adriana is the Director of Advancement Services from S. Naval Academy Alumni Association and Foundation, USA.
info_outline Episode 30: Voices from the Field - A Conversation with Cara Giacomini 04/27/2021
Episode 30: Voices from the Field - A Conversation with Cara Giacomini Our guest for this episode is Cara Giacomini, Chief Research & Data Officer and leads the CASE AMAtlas team. Cara explains why the capturing and analyses of data is critical for institutions of any size, as well as the ‘where’ and ‘how’ to begin in incorporating data to understand your institution. Through explaining AMAtlas, Cara highlights how the Global Reporting Standards is creating a foundation for global benchmarking and what it means to be working in an ethical manner within advanceme
info_outline Episode 29: Voices from the Field - A Conversation with Joel Terwilliger 04/20/2021
Episode 29: Voices from the Field - A Conversation with Joel Terwilliger Joel Terwilliger, Alumni Relations Manager at The University of Auckland shares about the university’s campaign on the advocacy and awareness of volunteerism. Listen in to find out how encouraging alumni to donate an hour of their time per week can have a positive impact for students, society, and the environment. Hear Joel’s insights on how any institution can implement a volunteer-centric campaign inspire the next generation of change-makers.
info_outline Episode 28: Voices from the Field - A Conversation with Bervyn Lee 04/13/2021
Episode 28: Voices from the Field - A Conversation with Bervyn Lee Our guest for this episode is Bervyn Lee, Director of Alumni Relations at Singapore Management University (SMU). Bervyn shares how the words of a past Singapore Prime Minister triggered a shift in his outlook on life and legacy giving. Also, listen in to find out how Bervyn has initiated alumni and community surveys that will better enable SMU’s understanding of their community’s interests and affinity.
info_outline Episode 27: Voices from the Field - A Conversation with Emma Silva 04/06/2021
Episode 27: Voices from the Field - A Conversation with Emma Silva Join us for this episode with hosts Heather Hamilton and Brad Entwistle, along with guest Emma Silva, Director of Advancement at United Nations International School (UNIS) in Hanoi, Vietnam. Hear how Emma began her career in journalism and what led her to where she is now, working as an advancement leader in an international school. Also, hear her views on a new way of thinking around strategic planning and how the Vietnamese culture has helped to shape the goals and achievements of UNIS Hanoi.
info_outline Episode 26: Voices from the Field - A Conversation with Jayasudha Bandi 03/30/2021
Episode 26: Voices from the Field - A Conversation with Jayasudha Bandi In this episode, Jayasudha Bandi, Senior Manager of Alumni Career Services at Indian School of Business (ISB) shares her extensive experience in human resources prior to joining ISB. Listen in to find out how ISB works with alumni and recruiters and manages their programmes; the alumni and graduate recruitment landscape in India; as well as ISB's CASE Platinum Award entries for best practices in alumni relations.
info_outline Episode 25: Voices from the Field - A Conversation with Ovidia Lim-Rajaram 03/23/2021
Episode 25: Voices from the Field - A Conversation with Ovidia Lim-Rajaram Ovidia Lim-Rajaram, Chief Communications Officer at National University of Singapore, explores pertinent topics in communications and marketing (C&M). Listen in to find out what the letters M-O-B-I-L-E mean in reference to her thoughts around future trends and challenges in C&M; her top 3 tips for C&M professionals; what she values in being a part of the CASE community and the 2021 Asia-Pacific Advancement Conference (APAC); and the importance of having a 'living' strategy for your institution.
info_outline Standards Matter in Advancement: A Conversation About the CASE Global Reporting Standards 03/19/2021
Standards Matter in Advancement: A Conversation About the CASE Global Reporting Standards For the first time, the educational advancement profession worldwide has a global set of standards for its work. The recently published CASE Global Reporting Standards usher in a new era for transparency in educational philanthropy. This conversation with Matthew Eynon and Brian Hastings, President and CEO of the University of Nebraska Foundation, explains why the Standards are important.
info_outline Episode 24: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Sinéad Collins 03/14/2021
Episode 24: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Sinéad Collins Find out how Sinéad Collins, who started off as performing musician and teacher in London, end up as the Director of Engagement and External Relations at United World College of South East Asia (UWCSEA) in Singapore; what international schools can do to cultivate diverse perspectives; why she took up the role of co-chair for 2021 Asia-Pacific Advancement Conference and what this means to her; the differences & similarities between higher education & schools in the advancement space; and UWCSEA's 2021 plans
info_outline Episode 23: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Rime Sun 03/09/2021
Episode 23: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Rime Sun Rime Sun, Director of Development at New York University, Shanghai, shares about her work at NYU Shanghai and an overview of the advancement landscape in China. Listen in for Rime’s career path and how she built NYU Shanghai’s development team from scratch. She also shares the strategies that have worked well for NYU Shanghai to engage with NYU Alumni in Asia-Pacific, including the annual Pan-Asia Alumni Conference; what she values in CASE; and projects that she and her team will be working on in 2021.
info_outline Voces y Cafe: A Conversation with Mireya Landacay 03/05/2021
Voces y Cafe: A Conversation with Mireya Landacay Welcome to our third episode in Spanish from Latin America of Voces y Café (Voices in the field). In this episode, we invited Mireya Landacay from UTPL Ecuador, to talk about virtual events and alumni engagement. Mireya is the alumni coordinator in UTPL, and she has a lot of experience working with virtual education. UTPL Ecuador is one of the Latin American institutions with more experience in distance education.
info_outline Episode 22: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Soleiman Dias 03/02/2021
Episode 22: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Soleiman Dias Soleiman Dias, Director of Alumni and International Relations at Chadwick International in South Korea takes us through his career journey. He then highlights the important role international schools and international education plays in inclusiveness; shares how he navigates his work and manages his stakeholders; and talks about the advancement landscape in Korea and its growth. Lastly, hear how advancement professionals in schools can benefit from attending the 2021 Asia-Pacific Advancement Conference.
info_outline Episode 21: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Heather Hamilton and Brad Entwistle 02/22/2021
Episode 21: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Heather Hamilton and Brad Entwistle In the first episode for the year, hosts Brad and Heather are also the guests. Hear Heather share her learnings from 2020, her outlook for advancement, the focus of CASE Asia-Pacific in 2021, and what listeners can expect at the 2021 Asia-Pacific Advancement Conference. Brad shares what will drive the next era of marketing, a blind spot that marketing and communications professionals can do away with, as well as imageseven’s plan for 2021.
info_outline Episode 20: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Jonathan Cosgrove 12/14/2020
Episode 20: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Jonathan Cosgrove Hear from Jonathan Cosgrove, Director of Development at Deakin University on how he and his team managed to lift their performance and drive some of Deakin's best donor participation and ROI in a very uncertain environment. Also, listen in for how Deakin University embeds strategic thinking within advancement and across the University, involving academic leaders. Lastly, Jonathan shares his biggest learnings for leading a team in times of change, and the value of the CASE Asia-Pacific Advancement Conference
info_outline Never Underestimate the Intellect of Your Audience and Other Lessons 12/10/2020
Never Underestimate the Intellect of Your Audience and Other Lessons Dr. Kaarle Hämeri, Chancellor of Helsinki University, holds a role unlike other chancellors around the world: his primary responsibility is specifically advocating for the university and higher education on a national scale. His work includes taking care of the external relationships for the university, and engaging with external constituencies in support of the university. This conversation explores how higher education is viewed by the public in Finland and the Nordic countries.
info_outline Episode 19: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Penny Richards Fowler 12/08/2020
Episode 19: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Penny Richards Fowler Penny Richards Fowler, advancement manager at Sacré Cœur, a prep to Year 12 Catholic girls school, shares how they achieved success in their bursary appeal and engaged with their community during COVID-19. She also talks about how they produced the best performing video for the school this year; which CASE resources helped during uncertain times; Sacré Cœur’s upcoming projects; her biggest learnings from 2020; as well as what she most looks forward to at the 2021 Asia-Pacific Advancement Conference.
info_outline Voces y Café 12/01/2020
Voces y Café Welcome to our second episode in Spanish from Latin America of Voces y Café (Voices in the field). In this episode, we invited Vielka Morales, from Carol Morgan School, Dominican Republic, to talk about the importance of advancement in Latin America and the challenges in schools. Vielka is the Director of Advancement and Alumni Relations of Carol Morgan School. She has an experience of many years in advancement and gift campaigns.
info_outline Path to Being Passionate 12/01/2020
Path to Being Passionate In this special episode, Sue Cunningham speaks with Dr. Violet Patton, the 2020 recipient of the CASE James M Fisher Award for Distinguished Service to Education. Dr. Patton was nominated for the award by Ohio University, based on her longtime support of the university. Hear about Dr. Patton’s path to becoming a passionate about advancing education, from her very early days with her family where she saw their dedication to teaching and education. Her story brings light to the season of giving.
info_outline On Self-Determined Reading Lists, the Importance of Listening, and Giving Advancement a Seat at the Table 11/19/2020
On Self-Determined Reading Lists, the Importance of Listening, and Giving Advancement a Seat at the Table Professor Michael Arthur describes his leadership at University College London, on the eve of his forthcoming retirement. The conversation spans the rationale for taking a long view in the UCL’s strategic planning process and why a twenty- year planning horizon made sense; the importance of listening, and how an institution needs to take responsibility for histories of institutional racism in order to set a starting point for making progress in racial and ethnic equity.
info_outline Episode 18: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Antonia Yeung 11/16/2020
Episode 18: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Antonia Yeung Antonia Yeung, Associate Vice-President of Development and Campus Services at HSUHK discusses how stakeholder experience is closely linked to campus development. Antonia’s insights cover how planning a retreat in the first month of her new role helped her work; how HSUHK manages stakeholder experiences and campus development despite the volatile year; the distinctive feature of HSUHK; as well as skills and tools valuable for handling difficult situations and in engaging various stakeholders effectively.
info_outline Episode 17: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Simone Garske 11/10/2020
Episode 17: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Simone Garske Simone Garske, CEO, Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital (RBWH) Foundation and a member of the CASE Regional Council (Asia-Pacific) highlights the importance of excellent health research and advancement through partnerships & philanthropy. Tune in for RBWH Foundation’s success stories in fundraising and donor acquisition during a pandemic. Simone also shares tips for advancement professionals on where to start looking for relevant information, how to look after themselves and the value of the CASE community.
info_outline Episode 16: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Jennifer Karlson 11/01/2020
Episode 16: Voices from the Field – A Conversation with Jennifer Karlson Jennifer Karlson, Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Advancement) at The University of Queensland (UQ) talks about UQ’s award-winning video – If Not, When —The Campaign to Create Change , focusing on how partnering with an institution will help donors achieve significant impact in society. Jen highlights that a university is a conduit for bringing people, causes and missions together to make good things happen. Hear about UQ’s current and upcoming initiatives, including one that is inspired by the APAC 2019 Key P
info_outline How Inclusion, Creativity, and New Ways of Connecting are Paving the Way for Future Success 10/22/2020
How Inclusion, Creativity, and New Ways of Connecting are Paving the Way for Future Success Stacy Palmer, founding editor of the Chronicle of Philanthropy and Sue Cunningham discuss how the charitable sector has responded over the past months to COVID-19. Stacy’s insights cross many interesting areas, with a focus upon how the sector’s standing amongst the public has increased through the crisis after years of declining trust. Their conversation explores the urgency of inclusion and equity, and how The Chronicle is addressing inclusion within its coverage of the sector.
info_outline Less Heat; More Light: How Humour, Inclusivity, and Nurturing Talent are Vital Leadership Tools 10/15/2020
Less Heat; More Light: How Humour, Inclusivity, and Nurturing Talent are Vital Leadership Tools This conversation explores important strands of leadership: how to deploy humour at the right times, and when to know it is not your most effective tool; the joys of nurturing people to achieve more than they ever thought they could; and the fundamental belief that excellence is a biproduct of inclusivity. Professor Carolyn Evans shares her academic expertise in comparative religious freedom, and what her scholarship has taught her about leading a university during complex times.
info_outline Voces y Café 10/14/2020
Voces y Café This is the first episode in Spanish from Latin America of Voces y Café (Voices In the Field). In this episode, meet German Campos, from Universidad Anahuac, Mexico, who talks about the importance of professional development in the area of advancement. As an experienced volunteer, German shares his experience of 27 years in the field including challenges and obstacles he had to face, training he took to develop the area of advancement in his university, and the importance of the role of the president.
info_outline The Powerful public and Civic Good Provided by Higher Education 10/08/2020
The Powerful public and Civic Good Provided by Higher Education “Be the Living Embodiment of the Institution.” This is the early advice Dr. Jim Harris received as a young college president 25 years and three institutions ago. There is not a better moment than right now to hear his insights on how the college presidency – and higher education – has changed. This conversation explores powerful and pertinent issues around higher education as a public good; addressing inequities and racism; the imperative to change; and living the mission and values of your