About Us

We Are the Web Team

Our mission is to run a web site that is a compelling front porch for Berea College.

Some of the Details

  • We manage a secure and functional web content management system (WCMS). The current WCMS contains 114 subsites and about 4,000 pages.
  • Most of our subsites have web content managers. We offer training, documentation and direct consultation to our web content managers.
  • Berea College offers a high quality liberal arts education without charging tuition. While our principle student constituents are from southern Appalachia, we have students from all over the U.S. and many foreign countries.

Bigger Tasks

  • We are hard at work to make Berea.edu 2016 accessible to visitors with disabilities. Our goal is to meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level “AA.”
  • We are bulking up Berea.edu’s appeal to search engines – SEO (Search Engine Optimization). This is long-term task that includes using key words and phrases, keeping a fine eye on the “analytic” performance of our landing pages and performing “tweaks” as necessary.
  • We are measuring our “readability levels” on key landing pages in Berea.edu. Where necessary, we are simplifying text in accordance with best practices for web text.