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University of Illinois Springfield

Office of Web Services University of Illinois Springfield

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UIS Website Project

Chancellor Koch has, in consultation with faculty, staff, and students, articulated three priorities for 2013-16:

a) Growth
b) Talent acquisition and retention
c) Facilities

To support these priorities, the Office of Web Services has streamlined the online presence of the university and addresses the university’s digital reputation using a Content Management System and Official Website Themes for all official department and academic program websites.

Where We Have Been

  • 2014 – Complete content migration to CMS; refresh top-level and enrollment management theme
  • 2013 – Department and unit website migration to CMS; homepage update; refresh department and unit website theme; comprehensive Web accessibility checks and fixes for all websites; content migration to CMS; streamline migrated websites; train campus Editors and Authors; launch new homepage; launch and apply new theme to migrated websites
  • 2012 – UIS Mobile App; development/deployment of new websites; restructure existing websites; brand materials; comprehensive Web accessibility checks and fixes for all websites; completed CMS testing; sandbox and performance scaling; website migration tests; planning [process, procedures, training, support] and initial website migration
  • 2011 – Global script updates; functional updates to websites; development/deployment of new websites; comprehensive Web accessibility checks and fixes for all websites; updated CMS review/testing.
  • 2010 – Global script updates; new homepage; refreshed template for top-level marketing websites; development/deployment of new website; comprehensive code fixes for website fixes; initiated social media integration; Web accessibility checks/fixes; CMS review/testing completed.
  • 2009 – New homepage; development/deployment of new websites; Web accessibility check/fixes.
  • 1996-2008 – Campus Web Policy approved by Chancellor’s Cabinet; Web publishing system reviewed and implemented; development and deployment of new websites; migration of legacy websites; enterprise-wide implementation of Web infrastructure.