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Managing social media is a team sport

Who should be responsible for social media? This has been a hot discussion topic on higher education listservs, community message boards, Twitter, and other forums. My answer? It depends. Institution size, strategy, community management, and monitoring are some of the factors higher education professionals should consider in determining where responsibility lies. The current debate Read more…

Help Shape Our Presentation for the AMA Symposium for the Marketing of Higher Education

Reposted from Michael Stoner’s blog so we can collect comments here. By: Michael Stoner One of the main reasons I’m looking forward to the AMA Symposium for the Marketing of Higher Education this year (fyi: #amahighered) is because I’m doing an Advanced Marketing Session with Fritz McDonald from Stamats and Rachel Reuben from Ithaca College. Read more…

A new role, a new location

It is with great excitement I announce that I have accepted the position of Associate Vice President for Marketing Communications at Ithaca College. I am joining a staff of extremely talented, creative, passionate individuals and will lead the Marketing Communications office to help set priorities for our efforts that align Read more…

It’s not just about Print and Web

Over on the Intermedia blog, Charlie Melichar recently posted Integration & Separation – print and web. I’d like to expand further on that with my thoughts.

When I was first hired as a Web Editor for a university in 1998, my position was created to re-purpose print documents for the Web. Print drove everything. Twelve years later this is still quite the hot, and rather unresolved, topic. The  transition now seems to be primarily financially driven. Due to budget cuts many are cutting back on printing to save money.