Can you answer the following questions: who at Western knows about marketing? Who would I go to if I had a question about updating my Web site? Who could help me to draft a grant proposal that could bring funds to the university?
If you are new to WMU, and don’t know a lot of people here, finding associates with the expertise that you need can be a challenge.
If we were to create a database driven Web directory of WMU staff that includes areas of expertise — enabling staff who seek collaborative assistance to discover potential resources based on query based searches, then we would be able to better nurture, support and foster a community of support and innovation.