A70.2: Student Publications Board
The Student Publications Board, provided by the Constitution of the Associated Students of the University of New Mexico, is publisher of the student publications, Conceptions Southwest, Best Student Essays and the Daily Lobo. As such the Board has the ultimate responsibility for the content and financial integrity of the student publications. In addition, the Board has the authority to determine policy, to select the editors, to assure the editorial freedom of these publications and to assure that these publications serve the students of the University of New Mexico, subject to the statutory and constitutional authority placed in the Board of Regents.
(Two faculty members appointed by the Faculty Senate; one ASUNM senator selected by the Associated Students of UNM (ASUNM) Vice President; two undergraduate students selected by the ASUNM President; one undergraduate student elected by all journalism majors under election procedures to be determined by the ASUNM Senate and approved by the Publications Board; one graduate student selected by the Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) President; one staff person or administrator selected by the University President; and one journalist who is otherwise unaffiliated with the University, who shall be selected by the President of the New Mexico Press Association; also all editors and business managers of student publications ex officio. The chairperson is elected by the Committee.)