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6.4.5 Pacifican Publications Board Student Media Board (A, S)

Adopted by Academic Council on November 11, 2004.

The Stockton Campus Student Media Board is the governing body for all undergraduate student media affiliated with the University of the Pacific, ensuring that all media organizations receive the proper institutional support and adopt the best practices in their operations.

The Board is responsible for annual appointment, training, evaluation and, if necessary, the removal of the chief student officers and advisors to each student medium at Pacific.

The Board has general and budget oversight of each medium and makes recommendations to the Vice President for Student Life about the appropriate media mix at Pacific.

The Student Media Board is composed of the following:

Voting members:

  • Three faculty members nominated by the Academic Council and appointed by the Vice President for Student Life
  • Three students nominated by the President of ASUOP and appointed by the Vice President for Student Life
  • One staff member from the Division of Business and Finance
  • One staff member from the Division of Student Life
  • One staff member from the Division of University Advancement
  • One individual from the local community with relevant media experience

Non-voting members:

  • Chair of the Student Media Board (votes in the event of a tie)
  • The chief student officer for each medium
  • The advisor to each medium

The three voting faculty members serve for three-year staggered terms, with eligibility for re-appointment.

The students shall be appointed for a one year term, eligible for re-appointment.

The staff members shall be appointed by their respective Vice Presidents and shall serve a three year term, eligible for re-appointment.

The community representative will be appointed by the Vice President for Student Life and shall serve a three year term, eligible for reappointment.

The non-voting members will serve for the time they are in their respective positions.

The Chairperson is appointed by the Vice President for Student Life and shall serve a three year term, with eligibility for reappointment.

Reappointments shall not exceed three consecutive terms.