January 17, 2014

Workgroup Named to Create Recommendations
Regarding Board Policy on Improper Use of Social Media

(Topeka, Kansas) - Today Dr. Andy Tompkins, President and CEO of the Kansas Board of Regents, announces the following workgroup of representatives to review the Kansas Board of Regents' recently adopted policy regarding the improper use of social media.

Those named to the committee include:

From Emporia State University –
Kevin Johnson (co-chair), General Counsel
Max McCoy, Associate Professor in Department of English, Modern Languages, and Journalism

From Fort Hays State University –
Kristin Rupp, Web Content Manager
Melissa J. Hunsicker Walburn, Assistant Professor in Department of Informatics

From Kansas State University –
Julia Keen, Associate Professor in Department of Architectural Engineering and Construction Science and President of the Faculty Senate
Jeff Morris, Vice President for Communications and Marketing

From Pittsburg State University –
Browyn Conrad, Professor in the Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences and President of PSU-KNEA
Dacia Clark, Senior Administrative Specialist in Alumni and Constituent Relations and President of the Classified Senate

From University of Kansas –
Charles Epp (co-chair), Professor in the School of Public Affairs and Administration
Easan Selvan, Associate Director in Information Technology Services

From University of Kansas Medical Center –
Mark Fisher, Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

From Wichita State University –
Victoria Mosack, Professor in the School of Nursing and President of the Faculty Senate
Richard Muma, Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs 

For more information, contact Breeze Richardson at (785) 291-3969 or


About the Kansas Board of Regents:
The nine-member Kansas Board of Regents, founded in 1925 and established in the Kansas Constitution, is the governing board of the six state universities and the statewide coordinating board for the state’s 32 public higher education institutions (six state universities, one municipal university, nineteen community colleges, and six technical colleges). In addition, the Board administers the state’s student financial aid, adult education, GED, career and technical education programs, and the state university retirement plans. The Board also approves private proprietary schools and out-of-state institutions to operate in Kansas and administers the Kan-ed network, a statewide network that provides broadband Internet access and distance learning capabilities for schools, hospitals, and libraries. Visit the Kansas Board of Regents online at