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Op/Ed: Problems We Will Solve

Pines: We must consider the technology’s upside

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Stephanie S. Cordle

When I began putting together my “State of the Campus” presentation to the University Senate in late February, I workshopped the introduction with not only staff members in the president’s office and our Office of Marketing and Communications, but also with one of the newest arrivals to higher education: ChatGPT.

I didn’t do this as a PR stunt, or to demonstrate how new artificial-intelligence systems will uproot and replace traditional learning — or university faculty and staff. I did it to show that ChatGPT, and whatever comes to compete with it or take it to the next level, is not something we need to fear.

To read the full piece in the Chronicle of Higher Education, click HERE.

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