Thursday, December 08, 2016

Institutions of Higher Education Emergency Management Program Needs

A new report presents the emergency management program needs of institutions of higher learning in the U.S. The National Higher Education Emergency Management Program Needs Assessment report identified five key themes related to emergency management program needs: (1) institutional engagement; (2) training and exercises; (3) plans and operational continuity; (4) staffing and resources; and (5) partnerships and assistance. A research team from the University of Oregon Community Service Center conducted the research, analyzed the results and provided these findings as part of a study requested and sponsored by the National Center for Campus Public Safety, the Disaster Resilient Universities® Network and the International Association of Emergency Managers-Universities and Colleges Caucus. To read the report, go to

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