Is This Hashtag Really Necessary Taking the Plunge into Twitter Chats (MCS12)

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-22-2016 11:50 pm

Twitter chats or planned conversations linked together through a common hashtag can be valuable tools for brands and organizations, higher education included. Dave Tyler, of The College at Brockport shared his experiences engaging with his institution...

Still Slacking Off (AIM8)

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-22-2016 11:49 pm

Conversations: All. Over. The. Place. Sound familiar You’re not alone. In 2014, Lacy Paschal found her team of 12 at Vanderbilt University buried in email. To defeat this monster, her office implemented a new tool and process. Overwhelmed turned to...

Friday Five: #highered rankings ranklings

Posted by Higher Ed Marketing 10-21-2016 2:42 pm

College rankings season is in full swing now, and in case you haven’t noticed, the ranks of rankings is growing. Once upon a time, only a select few rankings organizations existed — led by U.S. News & World Report‘s annual countdown ...

Next Level Admission Decisions

Posted by HigherEd Live 10-21-2016 1:35 pm

It’s October so students are stressing about college applications and admission offices are pulling their hear out over numbers, funnels, and shaping their class. In 2013, the National Association of College Admissions Counselors (NACAC) reported th...

12 Higher Ed Social Media Success Stories #hesm

Posted by College Web Editor 10-21-2016 11:28 am

Looking for social media successes to replicate at your school Because social media for higher education is often more art than science, you will always learn a great deal from what worked at other universities and colleges. Thats why I asked the 12 hig...

Demonstrating donor impact

Posted by HigherEd Live 10-20-2016 8:15 pm

11,700 participants. 2,725 funds benefited. $4.6 million given. Utilizing a creative approach to showing the impact of donor gifts, The Ohio State University’s “Connecting the Dots” campus campaign was massively successful. Gonzaga Unive...

Speed and Security: My talk at HighEdWeb 2016

Posted by HighEdWebTech 10-20-2016 5:21 pm

This week, I had the privilege of speaking at HighEdWeb 2016, held in Memphis, Tennessee. The post Speed and Security: My talk at HighEdWeb 2016 appeared first on HighEdWebTech.

A Day in the Life of an Analyst

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-20-2016 1:58 pm

When Aaron Baker arrived at Harvard last year, to begin work on web analytics, he had…Google Analytics, and its data. But that wasn’t really enough to do the kind of reporting that their office needed. While they had data, Aaron really needed ...

Election 2016: When Politics and Student Affairs Collide

Posted by HigherEd Live 10-19-2016 7:25 pm

As the U.S. Election Day approaches, national, state, and local politics is colliding on many levels with our work in student affairs in higher education. Much of the discussion on the national stage (from privacy and security, to sexual assault/consent, ...

Levar Burton Takes #heweb16 Twice as High

Posted by Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals 10-19-2016 4:58 pm

"I believe that literacy is the birthright of every single human being, no exceptions."