After the list of school websites built on SharePoint from earlier in the week, here’s another handy (and subjective!) list of Ten University SharePoint websites. These websites are all public facing, and by building them on SharePoint, it means the universities can manage the content in exactly the same way as they manage their other resources - and use SharePoint’s workflow to manage the publishing process. But enough of the SharePoint Content Management story - let’s get down to the pictures:
Click on any of the images to link to the live website
Download the PowerPoint versions of Top 10 University SharePoint websites
FYI -- only RMU's intranet is built and maintained on SharePoint. The public-facing site you are showing is built with a proprietary CMS.
Senior Director, Public Relations
Robert Morris University
Thanks for info Jonathan - so now it's the Top 9, and with a 'situation vacant' for a Number 10.
Anybody any nominations?
My team built Washington University, Olin School of Business on SharePoint; take a look. www.olin.wustl.edu/.../default.aspx
So that's it - the tenth place is filled by the Olin School of Business team - with a nice looking site that makes it very easy to find the info that you need without having to hunt all over the page.
See the largest list of Internet sites built using sharepoint @ http://aka.ms/SPInternetSites where you can filter by Industry (Education - University is one of the industries).
Could you please change the name of the university on Number 8 to:
The University of Colorado Denver Business School
We are part of the University of Colorado system, but there are 3 business schools. One in Denver, one in Boulder, and one in Colorado Springs. They are different, and we would like to help your readers avoid confusion. Thanks!
Done - I think the confusion sat in my head too, not just the readers'!
Nice post !! These websites are all public facing, and by building them on SharePoint.THANK YOU.
Nice post !!Use SharePoint workflow to manage the publishing process.These websites are all public facing.
I would rather this list be named Ten of the 'slowest' university websites. Each website taking between 2000-5000 milliseconds to load, each with an amazing amount of dom elements due to bloated SP code. That would mean about a 2-5 seconds or longer wait on your mobile device. That is really bad and not great for the universities with the main goal of having a website is to make conversions into students of it's visitors. I've yet to see any good examples of where Sharepoint can perform like a real CMS.