(KFVS) - The Illinois Emergency Management Agency recently announced an initiative to enhance safety for students, staff and visitors on college and university campuses.
Nine colleges and universities will participate in a pilot of the Ready to Respond Campus program, with a full rollout of the program expected in January 2014.
“The Ready to Respond Campus program will recognize those institutions that meet rigorous standards for ensuring the safety of their students, staff and visitors,” said IEMA Director Jonathon Monken. “The Ready to Respond Campus designation will let current and prospective students and their parents know that safety is a top priority on the campus.”
Schools participating in the pilot program include: