About Link

Link: The Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals is the official publication of the HighEdWeb Association. We publish, in a way that’s both informative and fun, high-quality content by well-qualified Web professionals working in higher-ed. Since our launch in 2011 under the leadership of founding publisher Laura Kenyon, we’ve tackled topics as diverse as mobile integration, the latest in social media, successful project management and “girls under trees.”

We welcome your feedback!  Send us an email at link@highedweb.org .

Editorial Staff

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Margaret Hair, Publisher

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Margaret Hair is the director of external affairs for the University of Kansas School of Law in Lawrence, Kansas. She leads communications and marketing for the law school, edits the KU Law Magazine, and supports alumni engagement and events. Before starting at KU, Margaret worked in marketing for a performing arts center and as a staff advisor for KU’s student-run radio station. She started her career as an arts reporter at a newspaper in Colorado. With HighEdWeb, Margaret is a member of the Marketing Communications Committee and a previous member of the Accessibility Summit Committee.

timphotoTim Nekritz, Chief Editor

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Tim Nekritz is director of web communication and associate director of public affairs at SUNY Oswego. His official and unofficial responsibilities include serving as chief content editor for oswego.edu, de facto social media officer and unofficial campus historian. You could also say he lives at the intersection of technology, communication and customer service. As a co-founder of #pancaketweetup, he believes breakfast is good any time.

Design Staff

Lacy Paschal

Lacy Paschal, Art Director

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Lacy Paschal has been at Vanderbilt University since 2008 and currently serves as executive director of digital strategies and development for the university. Lacy and her team are responsible for determining the overall vision and strategic goals of Vanderbilt’s online presences, turning data and analytics into actionable next steps, providing website and web application development services for the entire University, and training and supporting users of their centralized systems. Lacy has a BS from Lee University and an MA from Vanderbilt University. Lacy is a veteran presenter at the HighEdWeb Annual Conference, winning two HighEdWeb Red Stapler presentation awards, as well as being a presenter in the 2017 Annual Conference’s inaugural lightning talks. Lacy is a HighEdWeb Board member, serves on the Annual Conference program committee, the HighEdWeb technical committee and as a staff member of Link, the Journal of Higher Education Web Professionals.

Jeff Stevens

Jeff Stevens, Art Director

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Deep in north-central Florida, Jeff Stevens leads a dual life. By day, he’s responsible for the content, branding, and development for the website of the University of Florida’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the largest college on campus with 17,000 students and 800 faculty. By night, he’s Creative Director of Union Design & Photo, a freelance design agency that has worked with over two hundred clients. In between, he dons a cape and plays superhero with his kids and cats. And when he dreams, he’s a singing park ranger somewhere out west.  You can catch him at Jeff Stevens: Dogooder, too.

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