Whether you're working on your next paper, interviewing, recruiting, or raising funding, an up-to-date website will help you get there.
Faculty Pages versus Faculty Websites
First let’s identify what you have to work with.
Most university faculty have a page within their institution’s website. These pages typically contain basic information including a headshot, short bio, department and contact information.
Faculty pages can be hard to update if you don’t control your page directly. To make changes, you may have to update the faculty directory that powers the page, or submit a change request form or IT ticket. It can be a long process.
The university also usually controls the design of the faculty page and the url that you get. This is to provide a consistent web and brand experience for visitors.
But there is a silver lining. There is usually a spot on your faculty page where you can link to a website that you control.
You’ll need two things to make that website great