The Board of Trustees delegates authority to the President to communicate quickly and effectively with students, staff and visitors consistent with emergency communication procedures.
Person(s) authorized to communicate to the community are: President or designee, Director of Public Safety, Public Safety Tour Commander, Assistant Vice President for Marketing and Communications or designee, Director of Online Communications/Web Administrator, Director of Environmental Health and Safety.
Authorized individuals will determine if sufficient and accurate information exists to warrant the issuance of an alert, message or posting.
The emergency notification procedures will be used in the event of a life threatening situations/acts of imminent or possible danger, weather related campus closings or delays, natural disaster (blizzard, hurricane, ice storm, earthquake, flood, etc.), man-made disaster (fire, chemical spill or release, etc.), hostile intruder or person that represents a danger to the community, messages disseminating information that mitigates concern or potential for rumor (Timely Information), messages for compliance with Cleary Act (Timely Warnings), other situations as determined by the President or President’s Cabinet.
Reason for Policy
To clarify emergency notification policy and procedures.
To Whom Does the Policy Apply
All students, faculty, staff and visitors.
Emergency Preparedness Plan Section III Communication Policy and Procedure
Director of Emergency Planning and Business Continuity