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Has someone on your campus developed a formal social media policy or guidelines as many corporations have for their employees?

I know WSU Vancouver has developed guidelines for Facebook and Twitter, but I'm wondering if other campuses have developed a non-tool-specific comprehensive social media policy you'd be willing to share and point us to?

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Grand Valley State University has a non-tool-specific comprehensive social media guideline here:
http://gvsu.edu/socialmediaguidelines.htm
Angela French posted this resource to the uweb listerv yesterday -- an online database of social media policies and guidelines
We just published our social media guidelines: http://ur.tufts.edu/socialmedia
This must be the summer of SM Policies. We're starting to work on this at UD--reviving an effort started about 20 months ago. . . . Our work area/public notes is/are online at http://sites.udel.edu/richard-test/?page_id=6 . . . . Feel free to skim our notes from time to time if you find our notes useful. . . . And the first thing we put up was a list of policies & guidelines. Colorado State's is my favorite in many ways.... But DePaul, Hamilton, Tufts, and many other colleges have good things to recommend them.

What we've found is that Chaos Reigns--some of our individual colleges have a decent handle on things (e.g., our College of Agriculture and Natural Resources [ http://ag.udel.edu/connect.html ]) but that many don't. Interesting challenge--foster decentralized creativity and academic diversity whilst adding some benefits of help & guidelines from central IT and our central office of Communication and Marketing.

Richard

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