Mission Statement as of June 2009 (in progress)
The UVU web mission is to (a) promote the University and its mission, vision, and values, communicate with; (b) engage key stakeholders; and (c) enable the completion of University processes.
- To create and maintain sustainable web site and systems by implementing a process to regularly review content, tools and infrastructure for relevancy, consistency, accuracy, and compliance.
- To proactively market, train and provide support to, encourage and enable UVU community self-sufficiency and innovation.
- To conduct research that leads to decisions and actions for web sites and systems that improve end user satisfaction (EG. usability)
- To transition our web site presence from audience to community focus by seeking out, adopting and providing collaborative tools (EG. parents website, UV-Link)
- Review semi-annually our processes and direction in light of mission and strategic objectives.
Mission Statement through June 2009
Utah Valley University recognizes the role the World Wide Web plays in promoting the university, allowing completion of key functional processes, and disseminating information. The university must provide information and resources that are current, accurate, relevant and consistent with the college’s mission to its stakeholders and the community at large.
Historical Mission of the Web Advisory Council
Draft-May 19, 2004
The Web Advisory Council (WAC) was created by President William Sederburg’s Web Development Task Force in February 2004. The Council was launched in order to take full advantage of the capabilities of the Internet for all the functions of this institution. The WAC, with representatives from all divisions on campus, reports to President’s Council and will interact on a regular basis with both the Web Resource and Web Research and Development Centers.
The Council has undertaken the following assignments:
I. recommendation of Web-management policies and procedures,
II. establishment of Web-development project priorities,
III. approval of the application of college-level established branding and design models,
IV. coordination of Web-related communication throughout the institution,
V. analysis of effective and pioneering uses of the Web,
VI. resolution of Web-related routine and urgent concerns that arise on campus.