Monthly Archives: March 2014

NLRB Rules on Northwestern Players Union – More Changes Ahead?

On Wednesday, 3/26/14, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) of Chicago made a ruling on Northwestern University football players’ bid to unionize – determining that they are employees of the university with the right to unionize. Northwestern University already declared…

Faculty and Staff Giving Campaigns: Effective Messaging Tips

As most annual fund directors will tell you, effective faculty and staff giving campaigns can be a key to increasing overall advancement support. Universities and colleges where faculty and staff regularly give can leverage their success to increase giving from…

Enrollment Officers’ New Target Demographic – Nontraditional College Students

Recent years have seen many changes in higher education. One of the biggest is the changing demographic of student populations. The terms ‘Nontraditional’ and ‘Post-traditional’ keep popping up in various discussions about today’s college students. What makes students nontraditional? Largely,…