Consistent style and messaging create a unified identity and reinforces to our audience the goals and opportunities inherent in the campaign. Following the same editorial standards helps put writers, editors and other communications professionals in a strong position by providing seamless, high-quality information to audiences.
In addition to these campaign-specific guidelines, all other rules regarding university editorial style still apply.
Forward Thinking: The Campaign for Case Western Reserve University
Five fundraising goals and giving opportunities are described in the vision for the campaign. The wording of each should remain consistent when articulating campaign priorities. They are:
No building project may be described in print or web communications until approved by the university’s Board of Trustees. The need for space and the opportunities inherent in new or renovated space may used to allude to early-stage building projects.
As of mid-2015, three board-approved central capital projects were part of the campaign:
Forward Thinking: The Campaign for Case Western Reserve University launched in October 2011, with a goal of raising $1 billion to bring fully to life the aspirations articulated in the university’s strategic plan. In August 2015, university leadership announced the campaign reached its $1 billion goal 2 ½ years ahead of its December 2016 target end date and so extended the campaign to $1.5 billion. Drawing on the gifts and resources of the entire university community, the campaign aims to catalyze the creation of a premier 21st-century urban research university, a place that celebrates bold inquiry and offers inspiring answers.