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Faculty Senate

(Last updated: 8/29/13)

STUDENT PUBLICATIONS BOARD

University Committee,
Created by and Reports to the University of Nebraska Board of Regents*

UNO Contacts:  

POSITION
NAME
TERM:
Faculty=3 Years, staggered
(Students= 1 Year Terms)
Faculty : Position A (January 1- December 31) Karen Weber 01/01/12 - 12/31/15 - R4012 (FS)
     
Position B
(July 1 - June 30)
Tammie Kennedy 07/01/13 - 06/30/16 - R4077 (FS)
     

Students: 5

Appt by Student Services

Michael Susaita
  Dylan Nielsen  
     
     
   
Professional Journalists / Community (2) Cindy Gonzalez (Omaha World Herald) 2005 -
- Marguerita Washington (The Omaha Star) - 06/30/2008
Advisor (Professional Journalist outside University) Chris Burbach (Omaha World Herald)

**IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE STUDENT PUBLICATIONS BOARD

WEB LINK: http://www.nebraska.edu/docs/board/RegentPolicies.pdf (Chapter 5: RP-5.5.2)

PURPOSE: Board of Regents Bylaws: Chapter V. Responsibilities and Rights of Students 5.9 Student Communications Media.

Student publications and broadcasting stations shall be supervised in a manner such that editorial freedom will be maintained and that the corollary responsibilities will be governed by the canons of ethical journalism. Student publications financed in whole or in part by fees collected from all students at a major administrative unit shall be supervised by a publications committee for each major administrative unit. This committee shall have the full responsibility of a publisher and the power of decision on the proper application of the canons of ethics. Students shall comprise a majority of the membership, but the committee shall also include members of the faculty and professional journalists from outside the University.

MEMBERSHIP:   Chapter V. Responsibilities and Rights of Students 5.5.2 Membership and Authority.

Excerpts as of 4/29/04:  "The publications committees on each campus will be made up of nine (9) members. There will be five(5) students, two (2) faculty members, and two (2) professional journalists from outside the University. In addition, a professional journalist from outside athe University will be hired as a part-time advisor. ...."

"On each campus the faculty members of the publications committee will be selected by the campus Chancellor from a list approved by the faculty senate. The student members of the publications committee will be selected by the campus Chancellor from a list approved by the student senate. ..."

"Student members will serve one -year staggered terms. ...."

"Faculty members of the publications committee will serve three-year staggered terms."

(By November 1, of appointment year for Faculty Position A, a list will be sent to the UNO Chancellor, which must contain a minimum number of nominees equal to two times the number of positions to be filled, and by April 1, for Faculty Position B. This will take place every third year for three year terms. The UNO Chancellor will then appoint one replacement. Faculty Position A's term will begin January 1 following the nomination process, Faculty Position B's term will begin July 1, following that nomination process.)


Resolutions:

RESOLUTION 4077, 3/13/13: Student Publications Committee, Position B

BE IT RESOLVED that the following names constitute the Faculty Senate approved list of nominees to the Student Publications Board, Position B, to replace Michael O'Hara, from which the Chancellor is to select one for a three-year appointment from 07/01/13 through 06/30/16 as specified in the By- Laws of the Board of Regents:

Courtney Fristoe
Tammie Kennedy. (Appointed by Chancellor)


RESOLUTION 4012, 9/14/11 : Student Publications Board, Position A

BE IT RESOLVED that the following names constitute the approved list of nominees to the Student Publications Board, Position A, to replace Kerry Ward, from which the Chancellor is to select one for three-year appointment from 01/01/12 through 12/31/14 as specified in the By- Laws of the Board of Regents:

Chin Chung Chao,
Dhundy Bastola,
Karen Weber. (selected)


RESOLUTION 3035, 5/12/10 : Campus Committees

g. Student Publications Committee, Position B

BE IT RESOLVED that the following names constitute the approved list of nominees to the Student Publications Board, Position B, to replace Karen Weber, from which the Chancellor is to select one for a three-year appointment from 07/01/10 through 06/30/13 as specified in the By- Laws of the Board of Regents:

  • Lotfollah Najjar,
  • Michael O'Hara. (selected to serve)

Resolution 2940, 12/10/08: Student Publications Board, Position A (Rules Committee)

BE IT RESOLVED that the following names constitute the approved list of nominees to the Student Publications Board, Position A, to replace Marsha Kruger, from which the Chancellor is to select one for three-year appointment from 01/01/09 through 12/31/11 as specified in the By- Laws of the Board of Regents:

  • Dorianne Richards
  • Kerry Ward (selected to serve)
  • Theresa Stanton.

Resolution 2890, 10/10/07: Student Publications Board

BE IT RESOLVED that the following names constitute the approved list of nominees to the Student Publications Board from which the Chancellor is to select one for three-year appointment from 07/01/07 through 06/30/10 as specified in the By-Laws of the Board of Regents:

Karen Weber, (selected to serve)
Lisa German,
Dori Richards.

Resolution 2810, 12/14/2005 (additional name added 3/8/06): Nominees to Student Publications Committee:

BE IT RESOLVED that the following names constitute the approved list of nominees to the Student Publications Committee from which the Chancellor is to select one for three-year appointment from 01/01/06 through 12/31/08 as specified in the By-Laws of the Board of Regents:

Frederic Laquer,
Marsha Kruger. (selected to serve)
Peggy Jones.

Resolution 2735, 05/05/04: Student Publications Committee:

BE IT RESOLVED that the following names constitute the approved list of nominees to the Student Publications Committee from which the Chancellor is to select one for three-year appointment from 07/01/04 through 06/30/07 and one for eighteen-month appointment from 07/01/04 through 12/31/05, to restore the staggered terms specified in the By-Laws of the Board of Regents:

     Chris Allen Teresa Lamsam
     Richard Breaux,
     Frederic Laquer (incumbent)
     Sheri Wilson (incumbent).

(The Chancellor has appointed Teresa Lamsam for 3 years [term= 07/01/04 through 06/30/07] and reappointed Frederic Laquer for 18 months [term=07/01/04 through 12/31/05]).


Resolution 2552 05/09/01: Committee on Rules

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward as three-year appointments from 08/01/01, through 07/31/04, to the Student Publications Board:

Frederic Laquer (reappointment)
Sheri Wilson (reappointment)


Resolution 2327 06/10/98: Committee on Rules

BE IT RESOLVED, that the following names go forward as three-year appointments from July 1, 1998, through June 30, 2001, to the Student Publication Board:

Frederic Laquer (reappointment)
Sheri Wilson (replace Michael Hilt)