Riding the Next Wave:
IT's Role in Harnessing AI in Higher Education

Recorded on June 12, 2024

                      SPEAKERS                                         MODERATOR

Jose-Marie Griffiths

Dr. José-Marie Griffiths
Dakota State University and Member of the National Security Commission on AI


Rashmi Radhakrishnan
Vice President
Enrollment Management, Technology & Innovation/CIO
Arcadia University

Richard Katz 

Richard N. Katz
Former VP EDUCAUSE ECAR & advisor to Nuventive
Richard N. Katz  and Associates (Ret.)

Information Technology’s role includes promoting their institutions' mission through safe, reliable and innovative technology. IT leaders and staff strive to innovate while preserving institutional values, securing the campus community's information services and resources, and reducing institutional risks that arise in the networked context. AI appears likely to be one of the key innovations of technology's next wave. Already, more that 18 million people are using OpenAI's ChatGPT, signaling a wave of disruptive, if not transformational potential.  What are the issues that those responsible for the institution's IT need to address to both leverage AI's opportunities and mitigate its risks?