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October 13, 2009 - Education, State Officials Continue Discussion on Campus Safety

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What: Meeting of Gov. Henry’s Campus Life and Safety and Security (CLASS) Task Force to study safety at Oklahoma’s higher education and career technology campuses.

When: 2 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2009

Where: Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education
655 Research Parkway, Suite 200, Oklahoma City

Who: Officials from higher education, career technology education, public safety and health services.

Why: To discuss the Oklahoma School Emergency Grant Program and the National Incident Management System (NIMS) statewide compliance plan and to adopt the 2010–11 legislative agenda.

Background: Gov. Brad Henry created CLASS by an Executive Order in April 2007 following the Virginia Tech shootings. On Feb. 12, 2008, at the request of the task force, Gov. Henry extended 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 campuses and make recommendations for modifications as needed.