How data scientists and advancement personnel are harnessing artificial intelligence and machine learning to be more efficient, responsive, and successful
Although the technology is still on the early side of adoption in the advancement space, offices at a wide range of institutions have been working with AI and machine learning solutions for years, discovering methods to bolster fundraising, increase internal efficiency, and communicate to constituents better.
With a high-profile founder and headline-grabbing gifts, BU’s Center for Antiracist Research also relies on commitment from constituents
Boston University launched the Center for Antiracist Research in the middle of a movement. Yet, planning for the center—which officially began its work on July 1, 2020—extended back nearly a year, when author, professor, and anti-racism authority Ibram X. Kendi came to Brookline, Massachusetts, U.S., on a speaking tour for his acclaimed 2019 book How to Be an Antiracist.
Benchmarking, data organization are two key benefits to VSE and AEM survey participation
Advancement professionals at Delta College, Clark College, and Central Community College talk about the benefits of participating in CASE’s VSE and AEM surveys, including benchmarking against peers, maintaining an organized database, and proving your college’s success to leadership, lawmakers, and the community.
How advancement teams are meeting the challenges of the pandemic at the beginning of the traditional school year
In North America, the beginning of the fall semester has been rife with controversy, COVID-19 outbreaks, and an increased focus on health and safety. How are advancement professionals adapting to the situation, what about their job duties has changed, and how are they balancing the short-term needs of constituents with the long-range goals of their institutions?