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University Relations and Marketing
Fort Hays State University
600 Park Street
Hammond Hall 204
Phone: 785-628-4206


The Fort Hays State University website is the face of the University. It is important that web pages within the FHSU website provide accurate and well organized information. The University website is built on a Content Management System (CMS) which allows users of all experience levels, the ability to edit web pages. The University Webmaster, Earl Ruder ( handles development, troubleshooting, training, and assistance with all things related to the FHSU website CMS. For assistance in developing web pages, formatting, troubleshooting, web training, or to report a problem, contact Earl.

Earl Ruder

Website Services Offered:

  • CMS Training
  • Website Troubleshooting
  • Website Design & Content Editing
  • Analytics and SEO

CMS Training & User Access

Online Training: Online training materials are available at CMS Training. All CMS users should go through these materials.

Personalized Training Sessions: Personalized training in the FHSU CMS system is provided by the University Webmaster, Earl Ruder. Contact Earl ( to set up a training session.

User Access: The webmaster also handles user accounts and can provide access to the CMS system for new users. Contact Earl ( to add a new CMS user.

List of CMS editors by department

Many times faculty and/or staff need something updated on the FHSU website, but are unsure of who to contact. Please refer to this CMS Editors list, organized by department/unit, to determine who to contact to make web updates.

CMS Editors List

FHSU Logos & Identity Standards

It is important that the University brand is represented consistently throughout the website. Please refer to the below resources for information about proper web usage.

FHSU Identity Standards
FHSU Logos & Policies

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