"For the personal faculty Wordpress based sites (where I am probably headed)
Did you provide training/support for them?
Do you edit their content, or are they on their own?
For your department websites
Have you found it to actually be worth your…"
"Hey gang, thanks for the replies.
I was really looking for people who, within a larger university, take care of their college and departments, rather than a top level web-admins.
I work at the University of Missouri, but my responsibility is…"
To answer those questions:
How do you manage your site?
Here at CSU-Pueblo ( http://www.colostate-pueblo.edu ) we use SharePoint. I manage the entire site but train editors if they are interested. The only exceptions are our…"
"We are currently in a transition stage here at Martin Luther College, but I'll toss in my answers as best I see them:
How do you manage your site?
Currently we use Plone 2.1.x for all content management of the public-facing website.…"
"While not at the college level I manage the Aviation Sites (soon to be school of transportation with a few more depts) for Southern Illinois University Carbondale (2.5 departments, and about 35 sites total). http://www.aviation.siuc.edu
I feel like I'm in a unique position in that, at the University of Missouri, I manage our division level college (of engineering) AND most of our department sites all within a single CMS. http://engineering.missouri.edu/Are you in a similar situation? If so, let's talk!How do you manage your site?Were you handed your departments all at once, or did you have to take them over?Was a peaceful transition if you took them over? How did you accomplish…See More
"Wordpress is a very suitable way to go for on online magazine.
Just keep in mind that dumping content into the blog ≠ online magazine.
Take a look at this lecture from Jason Santa Maria: http://vimeo.com/4394152 and make sure your designer does…"
"Change is inevitable, and you want to make sure your content is still consistent after you reorganize your site. Check out the importance of using dependency tags in OU Campus to make sure both your site visitors and search engines can still find…"
"Planning a dream kitchen is like redesigning a website. It's easy to change the colors, but if the content doesn't provide what users need, your site visitors will not find value. So where do you start?"
"Your website’s voice helps drive your brand and deliver consistency across your site. In our latest blog post, Jim Heiney from Lock Haven University shows how to keep that consistency using OU Campus."
Just a brief note to inform all University developers that we have just published a new ranking of the top 200 Universities in Facebook based on the number of likes (fans count) each Facebook page has. Visit http://www.4icu.org/top-universities-facebook/For the US listing of all Universities in Facebook and their fans count popularity please visit…See More
So way back in "the day" (eight or so years ago), our employee/student email inboxes were routinely deluged with 40+ individual email messages per day due to the "campus-wide" email lists being open for anyone here to send messages to.Enough people eventually decried the situation, so we came up with an email/website "publication" that was basically akin to a "daily digest email" of what were originally individual messages.This was highly successful and took a large part of the burden off of…See More
Just a suggestion regarding a sustainable future for UWEBD (software platform). When I was at OmniUpdate we migrated from Ning to SocialEngine. SE has a Ning 2 import tool: http://get.socialengine.com/ning/ The process was pretty smooth for…"