The University of Michigan broadcasting activities are handled by the Broadcasting Service. The purpose is to utilize the media of radio and television to extend the resources of the University beyond the campus for the educational and informational benefit of the citizens of Michigan and nation. Broadcasting Service — Radio operates WUOM in Ann Arbor and WVGR in Grand Rapids. Broadcasting Service — Television operates a production center at 310 Maynard, the Television Center.
The Broadcasting Service is administratively a unit of University Relations, which is a part of University Relations and Development. A University Committee on Broadcasting supplies policy guidance. The President of the University recommends to the Regents the membership of the committee, utilizing recommendations submitted by the faculty Senate Assembly, and appoints the chairman of the committee. The Director of Broadcasting is the chief administrative officer of the Broadcasting Service.