The Higher Education Web Professionals Association is very pleased to announce that we are now accepting presentation proposals for the HighEdWeb 2017 Annual Conference, scheduled for October 8-11 in Hartford, CT.HighEdWeb 2017 is the conference BY and FOR higher education Web professionals who want to explore the unique web issues facing colleges and universities. Our profession is always growing, and we are looking for a wide variety of presenters and…See More
The HighEdWeb Annual Conference is created by and for higher education web professionals who want to explore the wide range of unique web issues facing colleges and universities. We know how important professional development is in our ever-evolving industry, and we believe that HighEdWeb 2016 this Oct. 16-19 in Memphis, Tenn., will be one of THE best investments you can make to hone your skills and broaden your knowledge.Register by the September 16th…See More
HighEdWeb is very pleased to announce our outstanding 2016 Annual Conference keynote speakers: Kimberly Bryant, Aspen Institute Fellow and founder of Black Girls CODE, and LeVar Burton, actor, director and educator.We’re also excited to share our full presentation schedule, which includes more than 70 presentations given in 7…See More
The HighEdWeb 2016 Annual Conference call for presentation proposals ends in just ONE WEEK, on March 28th. Don't delay in submitting your proposal for a 45-minute track session, poster, or pre- and post-conference workshop.Our profession is always growing, and we are looking for a wide variety of presentations on what makes the Web, the Web: front-end development, content strategy, graphic design, mobile apps, social media, digital marketing, coding, online learning and teaching, student…See More
The Higher Education Web Professionals Association is very pleased to announce that we are now accepting presentation proposals for the HighEdWeb 2016 Annual Conference, scheduled for October 16-19 in Memphis, Tenn.HighEdWeb 2016 is the conference BY and FOR higher education Web professionals who want to explore the unique Web issues facing colleges and universities. Our profession is always growing, and we are looking for a wide variety of presenters and…See More
We’re thrilled to share that the HighEdWeb 2015 Annual Conference schedule is live! http://2015.highedweb.org/schedule/This year we’ll be gathering in Milwaukee, Wis. on October 4-7 to learn from a stellar lineup of speakers, with 70+ sessions in six tracks. There is something for everyone: programmers, strategists, developers, designers, content creators, social media managers, and everyone in between!Session tracks…See More
The Higher Education Web Professionals Association Board of Directors is the governing body of the Association, working to create and manage policy, coordinate business issues, and manage the growth and prosperity of HighEdWeb. The Board meets monthly to discuss updates and issues, and works to lead various Association initiatives year-round.There are several open Director spots, due to growth and natural term expiration, and so HighEdWeb is now inviting nominations. Nominations (of yourself or…See More
I am Assistant Director of College & Community Relations at Monroe Community College in Rochester, N.Y., where I am in charge of Web communications and strategy. As an active, enthusiastic member of the higher education Web community, I am constantly looking for new ways to put my skills and experiences to work for my College and our users. I am also honored to serve as President of the Higher Education Web Professionals Association, and to sit on the Associations Annual Conference Committee.
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Position Title:Operations Director of the Higher Education Web Professionals Association Position Overview:Reporting to the President of the Higher Education Web Professionals Association (www.highedweb.org), the Operations Director is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operations of the Association and its volunteers. The Operations Director will work with the Board of Directors to facilitate the implementation of a strategic plan, and lay the…See More
"We have started the move to make all our sites HTTPS. With our InCommon membership (paid by our State Chancellor's Ofice), we get free certificates, so there is no ongoing costs.
In 2014, Google said they give some SEO bumps to HTTPS sites.…"
"Yep, I got the same messages. Some of our sites use SSL and we've been talking about migrating all the rest our sites for a while now. I suspect we will be doing it rather than just talking about it sooner rather than later now. :\"
I recently got a notice from Google that in October 2017 Chrome V62 with show the warning "NOT SECURE" on all our web pages we have a input field for search. Since on most of our pages there is nothing that would require secure information I've never felt the need for HTTPS. Our class registration pages are secure but not the general information pages. The warning is going to scare people though. Are others upgrading their websites?See More
It’s the last week get HighEdWeb 2017 early-bird registration pricing! When you register for the Annual Conference by the end of Monday, July 31, you save $100 — and who doesn’t love that?!Register by July 31 to save $100…See More
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