Board of Student Communications





Term of Service


1 Jeff Inman


Thru May 2018  2016-2017 Co-Chair
2 Sarah McCoy AS Thru May 2018
3 Jennifer Glover-Konfrst


Thru May 2015
4 Bart Schmidt


Thru May 2017
1 Beth LeValley JO Senator 2016-2017 Co-Chair
2 Megan Rush Editor-appointed representative
3 John Pelegrino Student Senate appointed
4 Nathan Paulsen Student Senate appointed


Committee Description

The Board is a joint Faculty and Student Senate committee.

The Board of Student Communications shall have eight voting members, and other non-voting members determined as described below.

The representation on this committee shall be four faculty members and four students. The faculty co-chair shall be appointed by the Faculty Senate, and the student co-chair shall be the elected School of Journalism and Mass Communication Senator. In the fall, the faculty co-chair will be responsible for drafting agendas and facilitating meetings; in the spring, the student co-chair will have this responsibility.

Faculty members will serve staggered, two year appointments. At least three of the faculty members will be from the faculty of instruction.

Student members will serve for one-year appointments. Of the four student members, one shall be the elected School of Journalism and Mass Communication Senator, one shall be the Student Senate Organizational Council Chair, and one shall be a student in at least their second-year at Drake who is not active in an editorial board position of any publication and who is appointed by the Student Body President. The BSC organizational chiefs shall chose the fourth member of the BSC in the first two weeks of the fall semester via majority vote. In the event of a tie, the student co-chair shall cast the deciding vote. (passed by Faculty Senate, May 2015)


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