Following a fatal shooting on its campus, Michigan State University is updating its security measures. Multiple colleges have made similar changes following shootings on or near their campuses. Administration made the announcement highlighting the areas the university will be prioritizing.
The university listed the following changes being made to improve campus safety:
- Buildings will now require keycard access for longer stretches of the day.
- Update door locks of over 1,300 academic classrooms on campus by the beginning of the fall semester.
- Update existing cameras and add cameras to places lacking coverage.
- Active shooter training will change from voluntary to mandatory by the beginning of the next academic year for all employees and students.
The university will conduct an after-action evaluation of how emergency personnel and university leaders responded to the crisis. In addition, the school will solicit an external, third-party review.