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CAMPUS LIFE AND SAFETY AND SECURITY (CLASS) TASK FORCE  

The CLASS Task Force completed its work and submitted a final report in December 2010. The State Regents established the Campus Safety and Security Task Force in January 2013 to continue the work initiated through the CLASS Task Force.

For information about current campus safety and security efforts, visit the Campus Safety and Security Task Force site.


Logo: Campus Life and Safety and Security (CLASS) Task ForceThe Campus Life and Safety and Security (CLASS) Task Force was created by an Executive Order from Gov. Brad Henry (external PDF file) in April 2007. The purpose of the task force was to review and evaluate current safety and security plans and student counseling services already in place for higher education and career technology institutions and to make recommendations for any needed changes. At Gov. Henry's request, the task force submitted a final report to him and the legislative leadership Jan. 15, 2008.

On Feb. 12, 2008, at the request of the Campus Life and Safety and Security (CLASS) Task Force, Gov. Henry issued Executive Order 2008-8 (external PDF file), extending the activities of the task force for the purpose of implementing the recommendations of its final report and continuing to review and evaluate safety and security at higher education and career technology institutions and make recommendations for modifications as needed. The CLASS task force submitted its final report in December 2010.

Dr. Glen D. Johnson, chancellor of the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education, served as chairman of the task force. Vice chairman was Dr. Phil Berkenbile, director of the Department of Career and Technology Education. The task force also included 13 members from Oklahoma higher education, career technology education, public safety and health services.