Texas Tech University

Student Media Committee


The Student Media Committee is responsible for advising the vice president for student affairs on matters relating to student media.


Appointments will be made by the vice president for student affairs from nominations received through standard procedures. Terms for faculty and staff members are three years, one year for students. Committee members may be reappointed.

Operating Procedures:

The committee will develop its own operating procedures subject to approval by the vice president for student affairs. Copies of any minutes or reports are to be provided to the vice president for student affairs, to the Faculty Senate, and to the University Library. The chairperson may be invited to visit the Faculty Senate to inform the Senate of the activities of the committee during the year.


The committee will elect its chairperson annually from the faculty members who are in their final year of service.


See below membership code.

Name College/Department Membership Code Term Began Term Ends
Adams, Brooke Student Member
2015 2016
Briley, Valerie Student Member
2015 2016
Cantore, Jean Ann Texas Techsan – Editor
Dolter, Gerald College of Visual and Performing Arts
2014 2017
Finch, Colby Student Member
2015 2016
Jacobson, Holley Student Member 2 2015 2016
Ortiz, Rebecca College of Media and Communication 1 2013 2016
Patrick, Will Student Member 2 Ex-officio  
Peterson, Susan Director of Student Media 3 Ex-officio  
Toth, Heidi Student Media Alumni Representative 4 Ex-officio  
Wheeler, Craig Student Member 2 2015 2016
Whitfield, Lynn University Libraries 1 2014 2017
Williams, MiKenna Student Member 2 2015 2016


  1. Six (6) faculty members, only one from the College of Media and Communication.
  2. Six (6) student members, none of whom shall be paid staff members of The Daily Toreador , La Ventana or Freshman Directory or elected officers or members of the Student Government Association.
  3. Director of Student Media, ex-officio, nonvoting
  4. Representative from Student Media alumni with professional publications experience, ex-officio, nonvoting
  5. Representative from campus publications, ex-officio, nonvoting


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