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Declaration of Campus State of Emergency
Policy

Document Number: EMER--104 Revision #: 1.0
Document Owner: Date Last Updated: 11/03/2015
Primary Author: Vice President for IT, Campus Services, and Security Status: Approved
Date Originally Created: 02/10/2012

General Description
Description:

Information about a declaration of a campus state of emergency relative to University policy.


Purpose:

Delineation of policy.


Scope:

All faculty, staff, students, and administrators


Responsibility: Communications and Public Relations
Emergency Services
President
Vice President for IT, Campus Services, and Security

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Requirements
Relevant Knowledge: In order to comply with this policy you should know:
Current University policy

Terms and Definitions: Additional training

Corrective Action

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Policy Provisions
1.

Declaration of Campus State of Emergency


The authority to declare a campus state of emergency rests with the President. The Vice President for IT, Campus Services, and Security, their designee, and/or legal counsel will inform and advise the President and carry out the orders of the President during the emergency situation. During this time, the appropriate procedures to safeguard persons and property, and maintain educational facilities will be implemented.

 

In the event of earthquakes, fires, storms or major disaster occurring in or about the campus, the Cumberland University administration will work with Wilson County Emergency Management Agency and the Tennessee Emergency Management Agency to determine the extent of any damage to university property and what action to be taken.

 


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Performance Evaluation
Performance Metrics: Compliance with standard policy and procedure

Consequences: Further training

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Subject Experts
The following may be consulted for additional information.

Vice President for IT, Campus Services, and Security

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