I hope you can try to submission of the article it will really help you to promotes your links to your site..
And it will also make good rank of your sites in the search engines..
There are some more suggestions to create more links to increase the page ranks of your sires.
Do follow blogs of good page rank
forum linking
Directories of high page rank..
press releases by a good software
It all will help you to increase the page rank of your university site...
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