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Things To Do
  1. Work on articles that need cleanup. A randomized short list is here
  2. Work on the collaborations of the month
  3. Create a page for each and every university and college and add {{infobox University}} for it. See the missing list for those institutions still awaiting articles.
  4. Place {{WikiProject Universities}} on every related talk page.
  5. Ensure all articles, including Featured articles, are consistent with the article guidelines.
  6. Continue upkeep of University Portal
This page is about improving articles about universities. For using Wikipedia in education, see Wikipedia:Student assignments.

WikiProject Universities aims to improve the coverage of universities and colleges on Wikipedia. Please feel free to join our project by adding your name at the List of participants and including this page on your watchlist.

About the project[edit]

Goals[edit]

  • Standardize the structure and content of all college and university articles
  • Represent the interests of colleges and universities and ensure their articles' compliance with Wikipedia's five pillars
  • Improve the coverage of university articles, propelling them to featured article status
  • Serve as the central resource for all discussions and information related to colleges and universities

Task forces and sub-projects[edit]

Task forces are meant to provide centralized information and a discussion area for topics that have a sufficiently large scope, but that would not benefit from having a separate WikiProject with all of the additional work that would involve. Currently, the only task force is Student Affairs task force.

Geographic areas, athletic conferences, or individual institutions with multiple pages and the interest of several active Wikipedians may become the subject of a sub-project. Propose the new project on the WikiProject Universities talk page or at the WikiProject Council to make sure there is enough interest before starting a new project. See the related projects section for examples.

National differences[edit]

University and college systems vary to a great degree between different countries. Here are some good practice-adaptations of WikiProject Universities for different countries:

Style guide[edit]

For the university article style guide and conventions, please see the article guidelines.

Article alerts[edit]

Articles for deletion
Featured list candidates
Good article nominees
Peer reviews
Requested moves

Article requests[edit]

New articles[edit]

Please feel free to list your new University-related articles here (newer articles at the top, please). Any new articles that have an interesting or unusual fact in them should be suggested for the Did you know? box on the Main Wikipedia page. DYN has a 72-hour time limit from the creation of the article.

Peer review[edit]

Accomplishments[edit]

Featured articles[edit]

Former featured articles[edit]

Featured lists[edit]

Former featured lists[edit]

Good articles[edit]

Former good articles[edit]

Did you know? articles[edit]

Featured pictures[edit]

Picture of the day pictures[edit]


Featured pictures gallery[edit]

Templates[edit]

Project banner[edit]

To add an article to this project, place the {{WikiProject Universities|class=}} template on an article's talk page. It will display like this:

WikiProject Universities (Rated Project-class)
WikiProject icon This page is within the scope of WikiProject Universities, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of universities and colleges on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
 Project  This page does not require a rating on the project's quality scale.
 

Infobox University[edit]

Example[edit]

University of Illyria
Universiti von Illyria
Stylized outline of a shield surmounted by a torch
Seal of the University of Illyria
Latin: Universitas Illyriensis
Motto Melior a lepidus fossor quam a stultus lepor lepos
Motto in English Better a witty fool than a foolish wit
Active 1066 (1066)–1850 (1850)
Type Public
Religious affiliation Church of Illyria
Endowment US$123,456,789
Chancellor Andrew Aguecheek
Visitor Archbishop Topas
Academic staff 300
Admin. staff 600
Students 10,000
Undergraduates 5,000
Postgraduates 1,000
Doctoral students 100
Other students 1,200 (further education)
Location Illyria, Illyria, Utopia
12°20′42″N 98°45′54″W / 12.345°N 98.765°W / 12.345; -98.765Coordinates: 12°20′42″N 98°45′54″W / 12.345°N 98.765°W / 12.345; -98.765
Campus Rural
Former names Utopian University
Colours Red and Blue         
Sports Track, water polo, curling
Nickname The Nematodes
Mascot Nobby the Nematode
Affiliations AIU, Utopian Athletic League
Website www.illyria.edu
Olive spiral atop green pinstripes over white
This university is completely fictional.
{{Infobox university
| name              = University of Illyria
| native_name       = Universiti von Illyria
| image_name        = Dabney-minimalist-vector.svg
| image_size        = 162px
| image_alt         = Stylized outline of a shield surmounted by a torch
| caption           = Seal of the University of Illyria
| latin_name        = Universitas Illyriensis
| motto             = {{Lang|la|Melior a lepidus fossor quam a stultus lepor lepos}}
| mottoeng          = Better a witty fool than a foolish wit
| established       = {{Start date|1066}}
| closed            = {{End date|1850}}
| type              = [[Public university|Public]]
| affiliation       = [[Church of Illyria]]
| endowment         = [[United States dollar|US$]]123,456,789
| officer_in_charge = 
| chairman          = 
| chancellor        = [[Andrew Aguecheek (academic)|Andrew Aguecheek]]
| president         = 
| vice-president    = 
| superintendent    = 
| provost           = 
| vice_chancellor   = 
| rector            = 
| principal         = 
| dean              = 
| director          = 
| head_label        = [[Visitor]]
| head              = [[John Topas|Archbishop Topas]]
| academic_staff    = 300
| administrative_staff   = 300
| students          = 10,000
| undergrad         = 5,000
| postgrad          = 1,000
| doctoral          = 100
| other             = 1,200 ([[further education]])
| city              = [[Illyria]]
| state             = [[Illyria]]
| province          = 
| country           = [[Utopia]]
| coor              = {{Coord|12.345|-98.765|type:edu|display=inline,title}}
| campus            = [[Rural area|Rural]]
| former_names      = Utopian University
| free_label        = 
| free              = 
| colors            = 
| colours           = Red and Blue {{color box|red}}{{color box|blue}}
| athletics         = 
| sports            = [[Track and field|Track]], [[water polo]], [[curling]]
| nickname          = The Nematodes
| mascot            = Nobby the Nematode
| affiliations      = [[Association of Illyrian Universities|AIU]], [[Utopian Athletic League]]
| website           = {{URL|www.illyria.edu}}
| logo              = [[File:EUSP logo lowres.jpg|50px|alt=Olive spiral atop green pinstripes over white]]
| footnotes         = This university is completely fictional.
}}

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