WMU News

Campus emergency training begins

May 17, 2001

KALAMAZOO -- More than 200 WMU staff members will learn about emergency planning issues and their responsibilities in the event of a campus emergency during a conference from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, May 21, in the Fetzer Center.

President Elson S. Floyd, who launched the emergency planning initiative, and Kalamazoo County Sheriff Thomas Edmonds will give opening remarks. Other conference speakers will include officials from the Michigan State Police and the MSU/Safe Schools Program.

Future activities will include specialized training for some staff members and a simulated disaster exercise. For more information, contact Vernon Payne, chair of the Emergency Planning Committee, at 387-2150.

Media contacts: Thom Myers, 616 387-8400, thomas.myers@wmich.edu

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