As a compromise I suggest it would be very easy to include the
organizational hierarchy on the below linked page, denoting which
colleges are associated within each major organizational unit and link
to that major unit if there is a web presence, no?
University of Florida
Department of Medicine
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Allen S. Rout
Sent: Thursday, September 28, 2006 2:46 PM
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Subject: Re: Health Science Center Web Presence
>> On Thu, 28 Sep 2006 13:32:42 -0400, "Horne, James A."
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> One would think a major UF organizational unit, such as The Health
> Science Center with 6 colleges, and especially a unit with a Vice
> President, would have a prominent link from the main UF page.
EVERYONE wants a link on the home page. That's Rule Number One.
We can probably just posit a chorus of "Me, Too!" rising from the campus
as a whole.
Having watched ufl.edu evolve since it was bikini, I can say that our
web presence is profoundly enhanced by unity of artisitic vision and
lack of committe-driven placement by momentary political prominence.
Take a look.
the History section.
Some of the previous designs had.... (ahem) pervasive committe input.
We are so drastically better off now.
is a list of major UF organizations.
We can't stick that list everywhere, and as soon as one of them gets on
the Home Page, we're in status-infighting hell.
So, let's try not to do that, please?
- Allen S. Rout
- Mark Hasn't Paid Me Anything.