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UCM Quarterly Dashboard

UCM Dashboard

The University Communications and Marketing Dashboard highlights achievement metrics encompassing a range of UCM-related initiatives. Results reflect tracking data from the previous quarter. Indicators below represent a sampling of recent progress in UCM’s ongoing mission to raise the national profile of the University, its programs, and the overarching OHIO brand.


From providing current news and event information to communications during emergency situations, the Web is a vital tool for UCM. The websites we curate reach a wide audience as we seek to keep the University community informed. The following data is gathered from websites created, managed, or regularly contributed to by UCM.

UCM-Owned Pages

Pageviews 2357072 .25% From last quarter

Home Page

Pageviews 2142998 5% From last quarter

Unique Visitors 1550051 4% From last quarter

Social Media

The official Ohio University social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram are all managed by UCM. While platform terminology may differ, the following data reflects followers and interactions (engagements, likes, and views) for each account.

Facebook Analytics

  • Engagements 33494 20% From last quarter
  • Fans 90224 2% From last quarter

Twitter Analytics

  • Likes 5620 7% From last quarter
  • Followers 66854 .23% From last quarter

YouTube Analytics

  • Video Plays 67220 122% From last quarter
  • Subscribers 2341 4% From last quarter

Instagram Analytics

  • Likes 35680 25% From last quarter
  • Followers 27396 5% From last quarter


In addition to producing Compass , Ohio University's official news and information publication, UCM also monitors external media and social media mentions in order to track OHIO's share of voice in comparison with other major public universities in the state. Additional data points outlined in the subsections below include number of news placements for Ohio University in media publications and the overall tone of the coverage received. The dashboard also features a “Highlighted News” section, which includes a sampling of recent significant University stories and announcements.

Share of Voice in the State of Ohio

School media appearances divided by total appearances

  • 11 Ohio University
  • 62 The Ohio State University
  • 22 University of Cincinnati
  • 3 Kent State University
  • 2 Bowling Green State University

News Placements

Tone of Coverage

Highlighted News

Selected from news articles that featured key Ohio University news and announcements.

Top 5 News Sources

  1. Reuters : 57
  2. The Columbus Dispatch : 42
  3. The Washington Post : 10
  4. New York Times : 7
  5. Inside Higher Ed : 5

Faculty Expert Spotlight

Features faculty experts who were highly quoted for breaking or topical news, derived from media mentions identified through media monitoring software.

  • Photo of Expert David Ridpath

    David Ridpath, Ed.D.

    Academic Integrity, Intercollegiate Athletics, Sports Administration
  • Photo of Expert delfin bautista

    delfin bautista, MSW, MDiv.

    LGBT advocacy, LGBT programming, SafeZone
  • Photo of Expert Katherine Jellison

    Katherine Jellison, Ph.D.

    Contemporary U.S. politics, elections, first ladies of the United States
  • Photo of Expert Mercedes Sotos-Prieto

    Mercedes Sotos-Prieto, Ph.D.

    Diet and Cardiovascular Disease, Diet in Diverse Population, Lifestyle and Cardiovascular Disease, Mediterranean Diet, Nutrition, Primordial Prevention
  • Photo of Expert Nancy Stevens

    Nancy Stevens, Ph.D.

    Biodiversity Conservation, Ecotourism, and the World's Most Endangered Primates, Dinosaurs, Ecotourism, Environmental Change Through Time, Extinction Dynamics, Field and Laboratory Studies in Locomotor Kinematics, Fossils, Paleogene-Neogene Faunas from Afro-Arabia, Paleontology, Paleontology in the East African Rift

Note: Top Faculty Experts for this report were derived from media mentions between July through September 2018. This data neither indicates nor guarantees a top-10 recognition at UCM's annual Faculty Newsmaker Gala.