Supporting Student Media: Student Affairs Perspective

Topics: Student Organizations and Activities, Student Experience, Student Affairs

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Research Questions

  • What student media programs do universities support, and by how are they delivered?
  • How are student media programs funded and advised?


Institutions without journalism programs support student media groups—including student newspapers, radio stations, literary magazines, and yearbooks—through the Office of Campus Activities or an equivalent department. This research brief outlines financial support mechanisms for student media programs, as well as advising structures and student media leadership selection processes, at five liberal arts colleges.

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