‘Profiles’ Category


Real First Names on Profiles and Search Results

We have some very creative minds on campus, but this creativity has recently caused some confusion for faculty and staff when using the people search (online Gribly). A search for students would often result in a haphazard mix of real first names, genuine nicknames (e.g. Bill for William, Jenny for Jennifer), and a sprinkling of […]


Profile Photos in Search Results

Wading through search results can be tough when everything looks the same. It takes time to read through the results to find what you are looking for. Zeroing in on search results about a person at Gustavus just got a bit easier--we've added profile photos to our search results.


Profiles Are Now Easier to Update

We recently overhauled the mechanism that employees use to update their professional profiles, making them more powerful and easier to use.

Reminder: Update Your Profile

Calling all faculty, administrators, and staff–now is the perfect time to check out your profile and make sure it is completely up to date. Make sure you have a picture! Or, if you haven’t created a profile yet, take a few minutes to introduce yourself to website visitors. If you want some inspiration, cruise the […]


New Profiles Browsing Features

We just added a few nice features to make browsing the new profiles an easier and richer experience. We hope that these features will encourage visitors to explore the profiles and get to know some of the personalities on campus. You can now browse profiles by department or by tag. We also added a visually […]


Introducing Profiles

We have just put on the finishing touches on the first version of a new profile system that will allow faculty and staff to create a “professional profile” via their web browsers. We’ve tried to keep the form fairly simple and easy-to-use, supplementing the user-provided information with details gleaned from our master database system. The […]