Violence Tests the Security on Campuses

As soon as university officials learned that two students had been shot at Delaware State University on Sept. 21, they acted quickly to limit access to the campus and notify students to stay in their rooms.

“The biggest thing we learned from Virginia Tech was when something happens, don’t wait,” said Carlos Holmes, director of news services at the university, in Dover, Del. Colleges and universities around the country have taken a second look at their safety policies since Seung-Hui Cho, a student at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, gunned down 32 people and then killed himself on April 16 on the campus in Blacksburg, Va. Read more in The New York Times...

 Image by Matt Rourke/Associated Press

Image by Matt Rourke/Associated Press

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