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Student Publications Committee

The Board, appointed by the president, establishes criteria for the creation, operation, and distribution of all University-sanctioned student media; reviews and evaluates their financial operation; selects and/or removes student editors/managers of student media; provides a forum for discussion and resolution of issues, problems, and complaints related to student media; and establishes and enforces standards of responsible journalistic behavior for staff of student media. The Board also provides support, guidance, and mentoring to all university-based student media in the effective and professional conduct of their operations.

The committee consists of the Chair of the Department of Communication and Media (Board Chair), the Dean of The College of Liberal Arts, an administrator from Student Affairs to be selected by the vice president for student affairs, an administrator from University Marketing and Communications appointed by the President of the University, three faculty members appointed by the Faculty Senate for a three-year term, two media professionals from outside the University community appointed by the president the University (one should be a graduate from USI who works in the local media) for a three-year term, 1 student representative from each university-sanctioned student media organization (this member should not be a member of the student organization’s leadership team). In addition, faculty advisors and student editors/managers for all university-sanctioned student media will serve as non-voting members.


University Athletics Council

The University Athletics Council (UAC), appointed by the president, is charged with considering issues related to oversight and development of excellence in intercollegiate athletics at the University of Southern Indiana. The Council serves in an advisory capacity to the president.

The President will appoint a faculty member from each college. The Faculty Senate will appoint a faculty representative. Faculty will serve three-year terms and an appointee may serve two successive terms. A member completing an unexpired term of one year or less is eligible for selection to two successive three-year terms.

Faculty Representative 2022-2025