[wp-edu] wp-edu Digest, Vol 15, Issue 7

Dodson, Joshua D Joshua.Dodson at lmunet.edu
Tue Aug 31 12:07:37 UTC 2010

Lafayette and Bates are two amazing examples of what can be done with WordPress to power a university site. I am heading up efforts at Lincoln Memorial University to convert our existing site to WordPress. One issue we are running into is how to properly assign permissions to the various people on the team, which includes multiple departments on campus. Would those who have implemented WordPress in this way share how they arranged their organizational chart to handle admin, safety, security, updates, web standards, duplication of efforts, etc.? Any other pieces of advice would also be appreciated. Thanks!


Joshua Dodson | Web Developer | University Advancement | Lincoln Memorial University
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Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2010 16:35:55 -0400
From: Ken Newquist <newquisk at lafayette.edu>
Subject: Re: [wp-edu] Lafayette College web site relaunched,	now
	powered by WordPress
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On Aug 28, 2010, at 6:08 PM, Jay Collier wrote:

> Congratulations to you and your colleagues, Ken. You've done a lot  
> of work since December.

Thanks Jay! And thanks all your work documenting Bates' WordPress  
project. Bates was one of our go-to sites when demonstrating how  
WordPress could be used as a CMS.

> It was good reading both project posts from Viget.
> <http://www.viget.com/blog/lafayette-college-redesign/>
> <http://www.viget.com/inspire/behind-the-scenes-lafayette-college/>
> Consultants doing thorough branding, architecture, and development  
> work and being transparent about it, too. Great!

Yeah, I liked those too, particularly the "behind the scenes" one. It  
spawned a nice side conversation about WordPress as CMS.


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