JBU Wins CASE Award for Educational Fundraising for the Third Time

Siloam Springs, Arkansas (July 22, 2011) — John Brown University has been selected by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) as a winner of CASE’s 2011 Educational Fundraising Award. This award is a part of CASE’s Circle of Excellence program, honoring exemplary advancement programs. Of the 874 institutions eligible, JBU was one of four institutions selected for the Educational Fundraising Award in the Overall Performance category. JBU previously received this award in 2008 and 2009.

“I deeply appreciate the alumni, parents, foundations and corporations that support JBU. Their generosity is the reason we received this award,” said Dr. Jim Krall, vice president for university advancement. “The Case Award honors their support of Christian higher education and the wonderful students of JBU.”

According to CASE, JBU was selected to receive this Educational Fundraising Award based on the overall quality of the fundraising program, the innovation of the program, the use of resources and the program’s impact on the university’s alumni, parents, students, faculty and staff.

CASE is one of the largest international associations of education institutions, serving more than 3,400 universities, colleges, schools and related organizations in 68 countries. This year, CASE received more than 2,500 entries for consideration in 41 categories by 614 member higher education institutions, independent schools and nonprofits from around the world.  CASE is the leading resource for professional development, information and standards in the fields of education fundraising, communications, marketing and alumni relations.