Advocating for AI In higher education: A panel discussion
[ Webinar ] Thursday, August 1, 2 pm ET

Most institutions have established or are actively developing a student-facing policy on responsible use of generative artificial intelligence (AI) in coursework. Simultaneously, many faculty and staff members at these same institutions are using large-language-model-based AI (a type of AI that can mimic human intelligence) in their daily work.

This panel discussion introduces three higher education professionals who regularly use AI, along with one edtech expert who is advocating for thoughtful AI use in and around higher education.

While many AI conversations are asking “if”, this panel assumes that AI “should” be a part of the work we do – and unapologetically explores what that means.


  • Anne Browning, Director, Curricular Innovation & Assessment, Simon School of Business, Maryville University
  • Dr. Patrick Dempsey, Director of the Office of Digital Teaching & Learning, Loyola University Maryland
  • Dr. Lane Freeman, Director of Online Instruction, North Carolina Community College System
  • Alex Leader, Chief Impact Officer, Watermark
  • Dr. Glenn Phillips, Senior Insights Consultant, Watermark

This is a previously-recorded webinar presented in partnership with Inside Higher Ed.

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