NC State University strives to provide a barrier-free IT environment to all, and accessible websites are essential to this environment. This year, 31 campus department and student group websites participated in the annual NC State Web Accessibility Challenge, which ran from March 1-29.
Sponsored by the IT Accessibility Office, the Web Accessibility Challenge encourages campus website owners and designers to make accessibility improvements to their websites.
This year, the challenge recognized:
Sites that improved their overall accessibility by the greatest percentage:
- More than 1,500 pages
NC State Extension IT, managed by Mike Vysocka
- 500-1500 pages
Office of Institutional Research and Planning (OIRP), managed by Grae Desmond
- 1-500 pages (tie)
- African American Cultural Center (OIED), managed by Elizabeth Snively
- Windhover, managed by Jamie Lynn Gilbert
Sites that have accessibility errors of 10 percent or less on their pages:
- Compliance and Integrity Program, managed by Deborah Harvey
- Office of General Counsel, managed by Deborah Harvey
For more information about this challenge, see the NC State Website Accessibility Challenge web page