Universities generate a lot of news: awards, research highlights, student profiles, athletic victories, and more. At its heart, WordPress is still a great blogging platform, which makes it the ideal place to publish and promote your campus news.
But the decentralized reality of higher ed can make it more complicated than you expect. Today, we’ll be talking about untangling the organizational and technical challenges of university news.
This episode features WPCampus community members Brian DeConinck, Jen McFarland, and Lacy Paschal. Lacy is the Director of Web Communications at Vanderbilt University, and she and her team have launched a centralized news service at news.vanderbilt.edu. Lacy presented on this topic at WPCampus Online.