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Advancement Professional Development Series

The Advancement Professional Development Series is a three-part series that will educate leaders and their staff about best practices and innovative solutions to their top challenges. Sessions are best suited for Chief Advancement Officers and Development team members.

2023 Advancement Roundtable

In the 2023 Advancement Forum Roundtable series, the EAB research team will engage chief advancement officers and other advancement leaders in a series of sessions designed to advance strategic decision-making around the key priorities determining success—or failure—in today’s advancement landscape. Sessions are limited to Chief Advancement Officer, VP of Advancement, VP of Development and Alumni Relations, VC of Advancement, VC of Development and Alumni Relations, and President of the foundation.

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Advancement Professional Development Series: On-Demand Materials

Access materials from our Advancement Professional Development Series, a three-part series that educates leaders and their staff about best practices and innovative solutions to their top challenges.

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The three constraints on fundraising growth—and how advancement leaders can overcome them

Learn how advancement leaders can confront three major constraints on fundraising performance—what their prospect bases can sustain, what their teams can achieve given staffing and budget levels, and what their visions for philanthropy’s impact on campus can inspire.

7 strategies to embrace DEIJ for higher ed advancement teams

Discover how higher ed advancement can leverage its strengths to make significant progress on DEIJ initiatives with donors, alumni, and staff.

Perfecting the Academic-Advancement Partnership

Use this study, Perfecting the Partnership, to identify and engage new advancement partners across campus and extend the reach of current fundraising superstars to more donors.

Quick Reads

Get the competitive edge in advancement’s new hybrid environment

Advancement staff overwhelmingly prefer hybrid work environments. But what makes a hybrid workforce better, and how should you design your mixed-mode office to maximize employee satisfaction and productivity?

Using artificial intelligence (AI) for more effective annual giving

Even in its early stage of adoption, artificial intelligence (AI) can efficiently raise more money and improve the donor experience.

3 factors driving digital transformation in higher ed advancement

Over the past decade, fundraising performance via phone has ebbed, leaving a gaping hole in acquisition in the plans of college and university advancement leaders. Discover the digital transformation trends that are disrupting conventional methods of promoting giving—and how to pivot.

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