College, Inc.: Public safety


Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 04/17/2012

Oikos, Va. Tech shooters may have shown warning signs

Guest blogger notes three signs someone may be veering toward violence.

By Daniel de Vise  |  02:15 PM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration, Crime, Public safety | Tags:  Virginia Tech, campus shootings, Oikos University

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 02/09/2012

Washington’s first academic earthquake drill?

Students and employees of Catholic University conducted an earthquake drill, perhaps the first time any school in the region has tested its tectonic wits.

By Daniel de Vise  |  04:46 PM ET, 02/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Public safety | Tags:  Catholic University

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 10/13/2011

Burst water pipe at Gallaudet displaces hundreds

Most students have since returned to Benson Hall dorm; concern now turns to potential mold and carpet removal.

By Daniel de Vise  |  03:27 PM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration, Facilities, Public safety, Students | Tags:  Gallaudet University

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 08/10/2011

Va. Tech held disaster drill one day before actual emergency

One day, the school was testing its emergency-preparedness plan with an on-campus drill. The next day, a gunman was loose on campus.

By Daniel de Vise  |  01:31 PM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration, Crime, Public safety | Tags:  Virginia Tech

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 07/07/2011

Cuccinelli: U-Va. may not bar concealed weapons

The Virginia attorney general says that a U-Va. policy banning firearms may not be lawfully enforced.

By Daniel de Vise  |  03:14 PM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration, Crime, Public safety, Public policy | Tags:  University of Virginia

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 05/05/2011

U-Va. issues new sexual misconduct rules

The school is one of many around the nation that have been accused of downplaying or covering up sexual assault. New rules focus on victims’ rights and broaden the definition of misconduct.

By Daniel de Vise  |  03:17 PM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Administration, Crime, Students, Public policy, Public safety | Tags:  University of Virginia

Posted at 10:08 PM ET, 12/09/2010

Dept. of Education finds Va. Tech at fault in 2007 massacre

The U.S. Department of Education issued a final report Thursday faulting leaders of Virginia Tech for failing to issue a "timely warning" to the university community for two hours after they became aware a gunman was on the loose in...

By Daniel de Vise  |  10:08 PM ET, 12/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Public safety, Public safety, Public safety | Tags:  Cho massacre, Cho shooting, VT massacre, Va Tech shooting, Virginia Tech massacre

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 09/07/2010

Gallaudet students question response time in death

An article in the Gallaudet University student newspaper, the Buff and Blue, questions whether campus police were too slow in responding to a bicycle crash that killed a campus worker. Cheang Kok, a cafeteria employee, fell off his bicycle while...

By Daniel de Vise  |  02:57 PM ET, 09/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Public safety, Public safety | Tags:  Cheang Kok death, Gallaudet University death, Gallaudet bicycle accident, Gallaudet death, Gallaudet worker dies