UMass Dartmouth to review emergency planning

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The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth has formed a task force to review school policies including emergency planning after the Boston Marathon bombings, which have led to criminal charges against four former students, including the surviving alleged bomber.

UMass Dartmouth said Waded Cruzado, president of Montana State University, will chair the panel. It will also include Susan ­Herbst, president of the University of Connecticut, and Jim Bueermann, president of the Police Foundation, a research group in Washington, D.C.

The task force will review a number of university policies including emergency planning, academic and financial guidelines for maintaining “student in good standing status,” and recruitment and support for international students, the statement said.

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