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DPA2 – All the Nuggets IRL

The session should be mandatory not only for first time attendees but also for old timers like myself. We all come to this conference with the hope to take away something we can actually implement back at our workplaces. We hear about the “Golden Nugget”

Other Duties as Assigned: Developing a Podcast

Serial. Invisibilia. S-Town. Missing Richard Simmons. Podcasts have exploded as a new way to consume stories and information, and Jackie Vetrano of Skidmore College decided to dive in. This is Skidmore is the award-winning podcast now nearly 2 years and 30 episodes old, and Jackie

Meet our #heweb17 sponsors

Every year our HighEdWeb Annual Conference sponsors provide value to our attendees through the content, services and products they provide, both during the conference and throughout the year. Not only that, but they’re fun humans, and have a ton of knowledge about our industry and

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HighEdWeb is hiring

Reporting to the President of the Higher Education Web Professionals Association (www.highedweb.org), the Operations Director is responsible for coordinating the day-to-day operations of the Association and its volunteers. The Operations Director will work with the Board of Directors to facilitate the implementation of a strategic plan, and lay the groundwork for further growth of the Association.

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Be a leader regardless of your role and title

Karlyn Borysenko is principal for Zen Workplace, and she will be presenting at the 2017 Leadership Academy. It’s a two-day deep-dive, immediately before the HighEdWeb Annual Conference, that offers leadership training to web leaders and managers. Leadership isn’t something reserved for individuals in the C-suite — any person

The .edu lifecycle: governance surrounds operations, evaluation and strategy

The importance of web governance in higher education

Mark Greenfield serves as the director of web services at University at Buffalo, and he will be presenting Web Governance at the 2017 Leadership Academy. It’s a two-day deep-dive, immediately before the HighEdWeb Annual Conference, that offers leadership training to web leaders and managers. In October, I will be

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Announcing call for board nominations

In 2006, the Higher Education Web Professionals Association first incorporated as a non-profit professional society devoted to its mission: We strive to advance web professionals, technologies and standards in higher education. In the more than 10 years since, the association has grown and evolved as

HighEdWeb 2017 welcomes Felicia Day

So let’s talk about HighEdWeb 2017, and our Wednesday keynote speaker — creator, author, actor (and general vector of awesome) Felicia Day. Here at HighEdWeb we are big — huge — GINORMOUS fans of Ms. Day. As you might already know, she is a seriously talented actor,

HighEdWeb 2017: The Web Needs All of Us

If you’re like me, then you probably spent part of your day today creating a new menu element for the provost website template, and part of your day managing your university’s Twitter account. Or maybe you’re nothing like me. Instead, you’ve spent your day planning

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Go, Team (HESM)!

Many of us have an opportunity once a year to meet up at a conference, learn from others, politely borrow ideas to bring back to our own institutions, and ask questions that can often only be answered by others in the field. Wouldn’t it be