This group will explore the future of the higher education web profession. What are the implications for our profession when you combine the current financial conditions with the ongoing (r)evolution of higher education?See More
"My university has style guides for our identity, but nothing for web content.
Looking at our web presence, I don't know if that is a symptom or a cause--or both.
General web usability practices apply even to university websites. Jakob…"
"In my department (which is actually part of Advancement and not central IT) we have myself as Web Communications Specialist, a Director of Advancement Web Development, and a Senior Director of Design, Web Communications and New Media. There's…"
"There's a few active individuals on my campus (CSU Fullerton) looking to do just this, but we haven't gotten much positive feedback from our webbie/tech community. We've got some "campus working groups" on various things…"
"We have some brief "posting guidelines"
"My office (Strategic Communications) falls under University Advancement. We are responsible for university image and branding. Our office also manages the university homepage and 'top tier' pages. Enrollment is 30k+. Each individual…"
"Our Public Affairs department is responsible for the rotating content on our university front page (Cal State Fullerton). Outside of the basic architectural links, news and events are the only things highlighted. Whenever someone wants something,…"
"A while back a few students and alumni were killed in a car accident. Our public affairs department produced material with information about what happened as well as the student organized vigils afterwards. We did post some information on FB about…"
"We're in the process of implementing a CMS. A selection committee went through a number of vendors over the last two years. I joined the process in time to try out Cascade. The selection committee was comprised of a bunch of techies and we had…"
"We have one person in our dept (Strategic Communications) who manages content for our "official" university FB and Twitter pages, but there are 2 other people in a different department (Public Affairs) who have access but don't do…"
Thanks Brenden. This helps a lot. Our agency has been trying to pinpoint the issue, but it is looking more like an isolated internal issue. With 26% of our site visitors using Firefox, we want to make sure the pages are displaying correctly.
"Hi Kimbel -- Does you manual process include a checklist and workflow documentation?
If not, it sounds to me like checklists and schedulers are your best next steps. You can structure and document what you do now, and then look at it to see if there…"
We're conducting our annual survey on Facebook and Admissions. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey at:http://www.varsityoutreach.com/FacebookSurvey/Our GoalOur goal is to explore trends related to how schools are using Facebook to reach out to prospective and admitted students.How Is the Data Used?All data will be shown in the aggregate. Answers from individual schools will not be released and will remain…See More
"wow thats amazing article .
your stuff never fails to amaze me
honestly . great work as always :D
something i would like to add in is that
the entries each year are rapidly increasing .
but i think thats cause they take the…"
Stony Brook University web team is looking for some help coding a new design. HTML5, CSS3, JQuery, Responsive Design expertise needed. If you are interested in bidding on this project, I am happy to share more details. Work would need to begin early summer. ..LynnSee More
First of all, apologies for taking so long to respond! Secondly, I am not your web developer for such an issue, but if you can find someone to pick their brain and use as a sounding board, it may be all you need. In the past, when I…"
I know you've been tasked with finding a software solution, though I'm wondering if you may need an interim step first: Does your institution have checklists covering all of the steps needed in on-boarding, relocating, and…"
I've been tasked with finding a software tool that helps manage the onboarding and exit process of new and departing faculty. Ultimately i would like this software to management faculty office interms of when resources can be removed from a particular office and when a new faculty member can be moved in with the necessary resources. This tool should have notifications and alerts so there are no conflicts with someone being removed from a office and someone being placed in a office. Does anyone…See More