Spotlight on Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalist Gerald Lewis

Check out some of this Director of the Year finalist’s top accomplishments, as well as a photo gallery of him and his department.

Spotlight on Campus Safety Director of the Year Finalist Gerald Lewis

Gerald Lewis

Congratulations to University of Texas at San Antonio Associate Vice President of Public Safety and Chief of Police Gerald Lewis for being one of this year’s Campus Safety Director of the Year finalists.

Here are some of his notable achievements:

  • Instituted the Rowdy Watch program that recruits students to patrol the campus with a golf cart, conduct function checks of emergency phones, respond to door access requests and provide escorts.
  • Started the Safety Walk program to identify various safety issues on campus, such as tripping hazards and lighting issues. This resulted in new LED lighting, trimmed trees and bushes, and more pleasing aesthetics.
  • For all new construction projects, required the installation of video surveillance, access control, emergency phones and adequate lighting. The total number of security cameras is now about 1,400.

View his photo gallery.

Read about the other finalists.

If you appreciated this article and want to receive more valuable industry content like this, click here to sign up for our FREE digital newsletters!

Leading in Turbulent Times: Effective Campus Public Safety Leadership for the 21st Century

This new webcast will discuss how campus public safety leaders can effectively incorporate Clery Act, Title IX, customer service, “helicopter” parents, emergency notification, town-gown relationships, brand management, Greek Life, student recruitment, faculty, and more into their roles and develop the necessary skills to successfully lead their departments. Register today to attend this free webcast!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Get Our Newsletters
Campus Safety Conference promo