Ellucian Named First Official Sponsor of AASP FundSvcs Listerv
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Posted by: Nicole Quain
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE
CHICAGO, IL – Ellucian has been named the first official sponsor of the Association of Advancement Services Professionals’ FundSvcs Listserv, an active discussion forum and resource repository for over 3,800 subscribers in the advancement services
Ellucian is the world’s leading provider of software and services that power the essential work of colleges and universities. Its product portfolio reflects higher education’s most pressing objectives – reducing friction, boosting efficiency, spurring growth, and providing the mobile, on-demand experience that constituents expect.
“It means so much to Ellucian to partner with AASP and FundSvcs, providing access to essential resources that advancement professionals need,” says Kim Coelho, Director of CRM Product Management at Ellucian.The Ellucian sponsorship coincides with a system upgrade that will transform the popular search feature on FundSvcs. The upgrade integrates an advanced search algorithm (powered by Swiftype) that delivers relevant results for even the most complicated queries, making it easier for users to search intuitively.
“We are thrilled to have Ellucian's continued support of AASP through this sponsorship of the FundSvcs Listserv,” says Anita Lawson, President of AASP. “Their support allows us to provide a better experience for our members and all subscribers of this vibrant community for advancement services professionals.”
As the official FundSvcs Listserv sponsor for the remainder of 2017 and all of 2018, Ellucian’s logo will be displayed on the FundSvcs search page and name included in all FundSvcs communications from AASP. At Summit 2018, Ellucian will be recognized as the FundSvcs sponsor and will receive special acknowledgement in the AASP member newsletter, AASPiration.
Started in 1994 by John Taylor of John H. Taylor Consulting, LLC, and one of AASP's founding members and a past president, FundSvcs became the social listserv of AASP in October 2013. It is a repository of valuable information and insight into the questions advancement services professionals face on a day-to-day basis. It is the largest nonprofit listserv in the United States serving the advancement services profession, with over 3,800 subscribers. FundSvcs won the grand prize in the 2013-2014 LISTSERV Choice Awards.
About The Association of Advancement Services Professionals
With over 1,200 members, AASP is the preeminent network of current and aspiring leaders in advancement services who inform the strategy and direct the operations that fuel and fund nonprofit organizations. As the only association focused exclusively on bringing a big-picture perspective to the full scope of advancement services across all nonprofit sectors, AASP serves as an authority on best practices, an advocate for the field and an incubator of innovation. Learn more at www.advserv.org.
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