Role of Public Broadcasting Topic of Forum
faculty/staff committee is seeking input from the campus community
on ways that academics can better utilize the public broadcasting
facilities. In its mission to suggest ways that Public Radio 90
and WNMU TV-13 can become “aligned with instruction, which is the
core mission of NMU,” the committee is asking for responses to the
following question: How do you perceive Public Broadcasting’s current
support for academics, and how do you envision our broadcast operations
could be changed to strengthen their support of academic departments
and student needs in the future?
are two ways to respond: by e-mailing comments or suggestions to
Bill Rigby (TAS), chair of the committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org
; or by attending an open forum for the campus community from
4-5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 10, in the Mead Auditorium in West Science.
Rigby said a report summarizing input received via e-mail and the
forum will be presented to Fred Joyal (Academic
also said the university has retained Tom Livingston of Transformations
Consulting Group in Fairfax ,
to investigate external funding sources as well as offer suggestions
for the alignment of academics and public broadcasting resources.