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
The Higher Education Web Professionals Association is pleased to announce the HighEdWeb 2014 Annual Conference keynote speakers: Dr. Moira Gunn (@biotechncation) and Chris Hardwick (@nerdist).Dr. Moira Gunn will deliver the Annual Conference’s opening keynote address on Monday, October 20. The first woman to earn a doctorate in mechanical engineering at Purdue, Dr. Gunn worked as a NASA computer scientist and engineer. Today, she…See More
HighEdWeb is very pleased to announce its 2014 Annual Conference presentation and speaker schedule.This year brings a stellar lineup, with 70+ presentations aimed at programmers, strategists, developers, designers, managers, marketers and everyone in between! As well, HighEdWeb features additional pre- and post-conference half-day workshops on topics ranging from video production to accessibility to responsive web design.This year…See More
There are just a few days left -- the HighEdWeb 2013 early-bird registration discount (a savings of $125 off full-price) ends this Wednesday, July 31!We know your professional development time and funds are limited. And we know you have lots of choices for how to spend those precious resources. We hope you’ll choose to join us in Buffalo, NY this October 6-9 because we believe the HighEdWeb conference will give you absolutely…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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Amherst College is considering switching the search engine we use on our website (Drupal) from Google Search Appliance (GSA) to Google Custom Search Engine (CSE). We are considering using Google Tag Manager (GTM) for A/B testing of GSA and CSE. We are configured to seamlessly switch between the two search options.Does anyone have ideas, resources, or a checklist you've used for testing the site search and gauging relevancy?If not GTM for A/B testing, any recommendation on what else to use?All…See More
The Communications Department in the UW-Madison Division of Information Technology (DoIT) is looking for a full-time User Experience Analyst to join our team. The opportunityWe’re redefining the experience of higher education at UW-Madison, from improving the course enrollment process to designing tools that support advising to overhauling the MyUW portal. We need someone who is driven to understand the challenges our users face, to help untangle thorny process and technical ecosystems, and…See More