College and university foundation and advancement offices do important work. So do their supporting professional associations, such as CASE. Their work is critical to institutional success. But many people on campus still aren't aware that the gifts donors make to the institution often fund things...

Benchmarking, both formal and informal, is pretty common in higher education. We take a look at what other colleges and universities are doing and compare our efforts and outcomes. Analyze whether or not our performance is on par. Look for opportunities for improvement. Dig deep...