Welcome to the WordPress faculty demo site which is using the Author theme. Although WordPress is typically considered a blogging platform, it does allow for static page creation to present content. An advantage of using WordPress, is that a site can be customized from within a web browser with basic knowledge and minimal effort. Content can be created and updated by logging in and using the simple editor.
You can also apply a variety of different themes to customize your site (this example is using the Author theme), and enable plugins for additional features, such as maps, bibliographies, forms, and social network links.
Find sample pages in the top side menu and more information about using and creating a WordPress site in the lower left sidebar, including Getting Started.