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K-State Today

August 6, 2012

K-State email aliases replaced by distribution lists

Submitted by Betsy Edwards

In the latter part of the spring semester, K-State email aliases were replaced with distribution lists by information technology services. A distribution list is a K-State email address that is best used for internal group communications, and it must be requested by a faculty/staff member. 

Like email aliases, distribution lists can be set up to forward messages to one or more email addresses. But distribution lists have more advantages:

  • Non-K-State email addresses can be added to the list
  • Primary owner/contact adds or removes members 
  • Manage the list in your eProfile 

Read the full article in the IT News blog at blogs.k-state.edu/it-news.