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In Wake Of Penn State Scandal, Iowa University Presidents To Review Child Abuse Reporting Rules

Presidents of Iowa’s three public universities will review policies governing the reporting of child abuse, the Iowa state Board of Regents said Thursday.

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Survey: Oakland Community College, University Of Michigan-Dearborn, Oakland University Among State's Safest Schools

StateUniversity.com, an online clearinghouse with several various rankings of the country's 2-year and 4-year colleges, says that several Michigan colleges are top-ranked when it comes to campus safety.

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Armed Robberies Near Tulane And Loyola Prompt Changes In Security Efforts

After a recent spike in armed robberies near Tulane University, campus police are doubling the amount of off-campus patrols in the surrounding neighborhoods and changing the way students request a shuttle bus. Students were victims in four of the area's seven robberies since Thanksgiving.

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Campus Police Officer, 2nd Person Killed At Virginia Tech

Virginia Tech officials said a police officer and another person were shot and killed on the school's campus today, prompting a university lockdown that has now ended.

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Panel: Local, Campus Police Should Aid Each Other

The Virginia State Crime Commission on Tuesday endorsed a plan to have college and local police departments assist each other with campus death and rape investigations if necessary, but it stopped short of mandating that authorities share information.

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Criticized Old Dominion U Dorm Receives Stamp Of Approval

The alarm system is fixed, exterior doors have been repaired and additional security guards have been hired at The District at ODU, a popular private dormitory that city officials cracked down on earlier this year after an inspection found myriad security and safety problems.

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Florida A&M U Expels 4 Over Band Hazing Death

Four FAMU band members have been dismissed from school in connection with the death of Robert Champion, a 26-year-old drum major.

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University of Calif. System Looks At Campus Police Tactics In Wake Of Student Protests

Brienna Holmes' introduction to the legal system came as she stood outside the administration building on the UC Davis campus during a day of protests against tuition hikes.

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U of Central Arkansas Event Focuses On Campus Safety

The University of Central Arkansas Physical Plant worked with the UCA police department, administration, the UCA Student Government Association and university housing student leaders for the second Operation Safe Walk event Thursday night in an attempt to identify safety hazards around the UCA campus.

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Both Sides Of Gun Debate Rallying Today At Va. Tech

Activists on both sides of the campus gun-rights debate have converged on Virginia Tech's campus today.

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