Broadcasting Advisory Committee

PURPOSE:

To advise the Director of Television Services, the General Manager of the WBGU-FM Radio Station, and other administrative officers concerned with growth and development of broadcasting services of the University.

FUNCTIONS:

  1. Review proposed plans and budgets for broadcasting services designated for the University community, instructional television programming, and northwestern Ohio public broadcasting.
  2. Make suggestions to the broadcasting services staff regarding the instructional use of broadcast media and closed circuit channels;
  3. Make other recommendations concerning the development and improvement of broadcasting services and the University's participation in state and national programs of educational and public broadcasting.

MEMBERSHIP:

  • Three elected faculty members, at least two of whom are not members of the Faculty Senate;
  • One additional faculty member in first four years, appointed by the Committee on Committees for a one-year term;
  • One faculty member from the Department of Telecommunications appointed by the School of Communication Studies;
  • One faculty member from the Department of Journalism, appointed by the department;
  • One faculty member from the College of Musical Arts, appointed by the college;
  • One faculty member from the Department of Popular Culture, appointed by the department;
  • One undergraduate student appointed by USG for a one-year term;
  • One graduate student appointed by GSS for a one-year term.

CONSULTANTS:

  • Director of Television Services
  • General Manager of the WBGU-FM Radio Station

CHAIR:

The chair shall be elected from among the faculty members of the committee.

BALANCE OF REPRESENTATION:

At least three undergraduate colleges should be represented among the faculty members on the committee. Three of the elected faculty members must be eligible for election to Faculty Senate ( Academic Charter, Article V.B).

VOTING RIGHTS:

All elected, appointed and ex officio members have full voting rights. Consultants are non-voting members. ( Academic Charter, Article V.B)