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KSU STUDENT MEDIA BOARD

The Kennesaw State Student Media Board is a standing committee of students, faculty, staff and others that meets as needed during the school year to oversee and advise certain areas of the KSU Student Media operation. The board is primarily advisory in capacity, but does have authority over the selection and, if necessary, dismissal of editors in chief and other top student managers that the board appoints. The board also reviews grievances and complaints and advises student media to ensure that effective service is being given to the student body and to protect the rights of these organizations to operate free of censorship.

// The SMB Bylaws (PDF)

OWL RADIO EXECUTIVE BOARD

The OWL Radio Executive Board was a temporary standing committee that worked closely with the station as directed by the Student Media Board. Unlike the SMB, it focused only on OWL Radio, deemed necessary through its beginning in 2007.

The Owl Radio Executive Board included the Student Media adviser, faculty & staff representation, and all station student directors. The Exec Board was dissolved in 2013 and its responsibilities reverted back to the SMB. For information about these boards and meetings, contact Ed Bonza, 470-578-6280 or ebonza@kennesaw.edu.

// OWL Radio Executive Board Google discussion page: http://groups.google.com/group/radioexec

STUDENT MEDIA BOARD & OWL RADIO EXEC BOARD MINUTES

Date Notes
March 27th, 2002  
December 4th, 2003  
November 17th, 2004  
April 28th, 2004  
April 26th, 2005  
September 26th, 2005  
October 10th, 2005  
November 4th, 2005  
December 2nd, 2005  
February 11th, 2005  
April 20th, 2006  
July 10th, 2006  
December 6th, 2006  
February 8th, 2007  
March 1st, 2007  
April 5th, 2007  
October 15th, 2007  
November 12th, 2007  
February 21st, 2008  
March 28th, 2008 SMB Interviews
April 21st, 2008 Owl Radio interviews & last meeting of 2007-08
September 8th, 2008 First Meeting of Fall 2008
December 12th, 2008 Sentinel editor selection, spring 09 term
April 19th, 2009 All media officer selection, 2009-2010
November 10th, 2009  
December 1st, 2009  
April 24th, 2010* OWL Radio Executive Board, GM & PD interviews
December 2nd, 2010 Sentinel editor selection, spring 11 term
December 4th, 2012 OWL Radio Executive Board, GM & PD interviews

November 30th, 2012

Sentinel editor selection, spring 13 term
January 23rd, 2013  
February 27th, 2013  
March 20th, 2013  
September 20th, 2013  
October 30th, 2013  
January 24th, 2014  

April 21, 2014

Editor & Manager selections, 2014-2015 terms

// Applications for Editor in Chief of our publications and General Manager of OWL Radio are accepted in March and April of each academic year. For info and an application, please watch for announcements or contact the adviser at 770-499-3083.

SMB MEMBERSHIP & OPENINGS

The Student Media Board is composed of 15 regular members; twelve (12) voting members and three (3) nonvoting members as follows:
1. Advisor to the Media Board: Vice President for Student Success (ex officio, may vote to make or break a tie)
2. Student editor in chief: newspaper (ex-officio, voting)
3. Student editor in chief: feature magazine (ex-officio, voting)
4. Student editor in chief: art & literary magazine (ex-officio, voting)
5. Student station manager: OWL Radio (ex-officio, voting; pending)
6. Student member at large: appointed through Student Involvement office (voting; preferably a graduate student)*
7. Student member at large: appointed through Student Involvement office (KAB voting)*
8. Student Government Representative: appointed (voting)
9. Student member at large: appointed from ISA or AASA (voting)
10. KSU staff member at large (voting)
11. KSU faculty: Communication Dept. (voting)
12. KSU faculty: English Dept. (voting)
13. KSU staff member: University Relations (voting)
14. Student Media Marketing Coordinator (ex-officio, nonvoting)
15. Associate Director of the Student Life Department, for Student Media (ex-officio, nonvoting)

*denotes an open position. If you are interested in applying, complete a SMB Membership Application (application is housed in OwlLife; you will need to login with your NetID).

> For other documents, check the forms section.

> Email the SMB secretary. Page updated 3.27.14