We have a mirrored .com site which now, if entered. brings you to our .edu site. We discussing hosting advertising of different types on the .com site and trying to keep the .edu site "pure". We would have some links between the two, but subtly done.
We have also discussed working with our foundation to recognize corporate contributors on the .com site, also.
This is all still in the planning stages.
Jerry Waldron, CIO
Salisbury State University
Salisbury, MD 21801
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I didn't get much response, and what I did get was overwhelmingly - NO.
There wasn't anyone who thought it was a good idea, let alone was doing
it. I don't know if this model has changed over the year since I asked
the question. We aren't pursuing it (thank heavens). Our student
newspaper might put some ads on their site, but that is more like the
paper version that does solict ads.
If you run across any revelations on this, please send them my way. I'm
curious as to what the long-term models for support of web sites will