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Ranking Colleges on Safety Won’t Protect Students, but This Checklist Will

Twelve politicians proposed last week that American colleges should be ranked by safety and security. Instead, they should encourage students and their parents to ask the following 20 questions when selecting…

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Here’s some advice from Auburn, Georgia Tech, Florida State and the University of Georgia’s emergency managers on how you can encourage your community to sign up for your campus’ emergency management social media pages. By Andrew Altizer, Dave Bujak, Steve Harris, Jennifer Mattingly and Susan McCallister · April 24, 2014

NOVA Police Chief and CS Director of the Year Finalist Daniel Dusseau discusses how his college prepared for a review by the U.S. Department of Education. By Robin Hattersley Gray · April 23, 2014

Brandon Spencer has received a sentence of 40 years to life for injuring four people when he opened fire at a USC Halloween party in 2012. By CS Staff · April 22, 2014

A hanging power line electrocuted a Keene State College grounds crew member. By CS Staff · April 21, 2014

On Wednesday, Florida State University (FSU) issued a statement in response to a New York Times story, which claims the school did little to investigate sexual assault allegations made against the school’s quarterback. By Robin Hattersley Gray · April 21, 2014

No matter what type of mass notification systems your campus uses, one critical step must not be forgotten: The creation and delivery of the actual content of the emergency notification. The following experts provide some sage advice on making your messages count. By Robin Hattersley Gray ·

The national headquarters of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity is closing its University of Mississippi chapter after three of its members were suspected of hanging a noose around the neck of a civil rights icon. By CS Staff · April 18, 2014

Four colleges in Alabama, Florida and Georgia leveraged their rivalries to attract more followers to their emergency management and mass notification social media pages. By Andrew Altizer, Dave Bujak, Steve Harris, Jennifer Mattingly and Susan McCallister · April 18, 2014

Planning, policies, coordination with other stakeholders and education will help to ensure everyone on campus is appropriately alerted during a crisis. By Robin Hattersley Gray ·

Frostburg State University will construct a 5,500-square-foot public safety building to be more visible for students and parents. By CS Staff · April 17, 2014