Death or Injury Policy
Owner: Dean of Student's Office
Pertains to: All students, faculty, and staff
Description: Procedures for response to death or serious injury of faculty, staff, or students
The purpose of this document is to
outline the procedures for responding to a death or serious injury of a
current faculty member, staff member, or student.
principle guiding these procedures is that the Dean of Students office
will collaborate with the appropriate leadership of the unit impacted by
the death or serious injury. Said "appropriate leadership" should be
the Dean of the school, a designated staff member from that dean's
office, or the vice president of the unit impacted. Throughout this
document, "the unit impacted" will be defined as the appropriate
leadership for a particular instance, whether dean, dean's designee,
vice president or provost.
The Dean of Students office will
coordinate with the unit impacted to commence and execute the
communication and response plans outlined in this document, including a
determination of which steps outlined herein are appropriate for each
individual situation.View the full policy.