Georgetown University, a major international research university with nine schools, an affiliated hospital, and many highly-ranked academic programs, has a mature, layered security program. The university has more than 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students taking classes at five locations, including Washington, D.C., and Georgetown’s campuses in Qatar, Italy and Abu Dhabi. The university’s Capitol Campus has expanded significantly in recent years through acquisition and new construction, which has brought new security challenges.
Jay Gruber, Associate Vice-President for Public Safety and Chief Public Safety Officer at Georgetown University will discuss issues his team faced, and continues to face, when designing and implementing a security strategy for a campus without defined borders. During this webinar, Gruber will also discuss compliance with the Clery Act, access management, as well as balancing security while maintaining public access to campus.
1. Focus on how to adapt to a changing university threat environment.
2. Emphasize the importance of compliance with the Clery Act.
3. Discuss campus safety strategies for practical implementation.
4. Leverage technology to support the mission of a safe and secure educational environment.