The following is an excerpt from an August 17 report by KWCH-TV, Channel 12 in Wichita. Ted Ayres, vice president and general counsel for Wichita State University, contributed to the report.
WSU beefs up security measures
Aug 18, 2008 9:37 AM | Print
A lot of nerves go along with moving to college for the first time, but for Camille Kahrs, safety isn't her biggest concern.
"It's up there I guess, but I never really thought about it."
But with events like the shootings at Virginia Tech and Northern Illinois, it's something WSU administrators have been thinking about a lot.
"I think it's the sensitivity that was created by those tragedies that made us all think about what should we do what can we do to make our environment safer," says Ted Ayres, Vice President and General Counsel.
That's why they've installed a new text message alert system to keep students informed if anything were to happen.
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