"This is something I'm struggling with as well. right now. We have an IT department trying to take more of the web "pie" in their conservative (supportable, maintainable, low-risk) style. This from an university that is trying to brand…"
"1. We are Web Communications
2. We report to the Executive Director, Strategic Communications
3. We have a full-time director that does just about everything now. We have two students that handle daily updates and small projects. And we have been…"
"1) Decentralized. There are staff in IT and Marketing and Admissions who focus primarily on Web stuff. Proposed merger dropped on concerns of "other duties" and no funds to backfill those duties after primary responsibility…"
"Ooooooh. These are always a good time.
Me (Director of Web Marketing) and a student
Web Marketing > Assoc. VP of Marketing and Communication > VP of University Advancement > President
See #1. I do basically everything with respect to…"
"Let me try to help fuel this thread. :-)
1) We are "Online Marketing" we consist of director, writers, head editors, editors, and developers
2) We report to University Marketing
3) 5+ (Student workers are hired as needed); you can…"
Hi Everyone, I posted this a few weeks ago on the uwwebd mailing list but I was hoping to get some more responses here. I've been asked to put together a proposal for a central web team. As part of this they would like some documentation on best practices at other universities.Our school has about 30,000 students, so I'm particularly interested in larger, decentralized institutions but any responses will be helpful.Questions:How is the team structured at your University?Who do you report to?…See More
"I can see your point, Michael. I tend to ride the fence a little bit on accessibility too. I agree that it's extremely important, and I also agree with Seth in that if you follow web standards and basic best practices you can do 80% of it…"
"Prospective students are accustomed to having the world at their fingertips, and if you can’t provide the info they need in what they consider to be timely, then they will look elsewhere. http://bit.ly/2UIWPgU"
"Join us for our next webcast with Norma from SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology to learn how to simplify accessibility guidelines for your website content contributors and how to get them trained! http://bit.ly/2Qhb7Yw"
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