YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio – October 27, 2010 – Antioch College Interim President Matthew A. Derr is the recipient of the 2010 CASE V Executive Leadership Award, which recognizes the president, chancellor, headmaster or system head of a CASE District V member institution for outstanding leadership and service in support of education.
Executive Leadership awards are an opportunity for CASE to applaud and promote the work and contributions of our top educational executives. Derr was nominated by Aimee Maruyama, director of foundation relations/senior major gifts officer; Dr. Scott Warren, an Arthur E. Morgan Fellow; and Richard Detweiler, president of the Great Lakes Colleges Association.
“Your efforts in saving Antioch College from permanent closure are an exemplary model of outstanding advancement work,” said award administrator Teresa D. Exline, Special Assistant to the President, Internal Relations, at Indiana State University.
The award will be presented at the CASE V Grand Luncheon at 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, December 14, at the Chicago Sheraton Hotel and Towers.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) is an international association of education advancement officers, who include alumni administrators, fund raisers, public relations managers, publications editors, and government relations officers. The ultimate goal of advancement professionals is to enhance their institutions by bringing in support — be it in the form of money, alumni loyalty, public esteem, or new students. In turn, CASE's purpose is to help these people advance the cause of education. It does this by offering information resources and training opportunities to aid its members.
CASE District V includes members from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.
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