By Kevin Leahy • July 19, 2019

    AAAC Featured in Campus Technology

    Dian Schaffhauser, senior contributing editor for THE Journal and Campus Technology, recently featured the work of the AAAC in her latest article, "AI Gaining Foothold in University Advancement."


    The article explores the AAAC's first benchmark study on artificial intelligence (AI) in the advancement industry, "The State of AI in Advancement Report." The report found that while 89 percent of organizations agree that AI could make advancement teams more efficient, only 28 percent are using AI in their work today or intend to within the next year, suggesting an educational gap in the uses of AI for advancement that the AAAC is focused on closing.

    The article also quoted members of the AAAC, including Rod Grabowski of University at Buffalo.

    "Artificial intelligence should improve all that it touches and now that we're seeing the impact of AI on advancement, it's critical that we apply this standard to the lives of those that our industry employs," said AAAC member Rod Grabowski, vice president for advancement at the University at Buffalo, in a statement. "Together, the AAAC is going beyond simply identifying the jobs and roles that are changing because of AI. We will take action to create pathways to ensure advancement professionals have reskilling opportunities as AI transforms our industry."


    To see the full State of AI in Advancement Report for yourself, go here.

    AAAC State of AI in Advancement Report

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