March 27, 2023
UArizona president will hold Campus Safety Update to discuss PAX Group report
- What: University of Arizona President Robert C. Robbins will hold a Campus Safety Update to discuss the findings of the campus safety report prepared by the independent PAX Group, which was released by the university today. He will answer questions from the media.
- When: Today, March 27, 2:30 p.m. (PDT)
- Where: McKale Memorial Center Media Room, Room 105. Enter through the Media Entrance at the northeast corner of McKale. Parking is available in the Cherry Avenue Garage.
- Livestream: The event will be livestreamed on the UArizona YouTube page.
- Media questions: Robbins will take questions from in-person attendees. Members of the media who are unable to attend in person may submit questions in advance via email to email@example.com. Please include your name and media outlet.
TUCSON, Ariz. — University of Arizona President Robert C. Robbins will hold a Campus Safety Update to discuss the findings of the campus safety report prepared by the independent PAX Group, which was released by the university today. He will answer questions from the media.
In the fall, the university engaged with PAX Group – nationally recognized security experts – to conduct an independent, comprehensive review of all aspects of campus safety, violence prevention, threat assessment, UAlert system and public safety response, including a review of how the university handled threats in advance of the Oct. 5 shooting death of professor Thomas Meixner.
A link to the full report can be found on the University of Arizona Current Issues webpage.
At 4 p.m. (PDT), an additional media availability will be held on Zoom with PAX Group co-founder and principal Phil Andrew. To participate in the PAX Group media availability, RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the Zoom link. Please include your name, email address and media outlet.
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The University of Arizona, a land-grant university with two independently accredited medical schools, is one of the nation's top 50 public universities, according to U.S. News & World Report. Established in 1885, the university is widely recognized as a student-centric university and has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education. The university ranked in the top 20 in 2021 in research expenditures among all public universities, according to the National Science Foundation, and is a leading Research 1 institution with $770 million in annual research expenditures. The university advances the frontiers of interdisciplinary scholarship and entrepreneurial partnerships as a member of the Association of American Universities, the 66 leading public and private research universities in the U.S. It benefits the state with an estimated economic impact of $4.1 billion annually. For the latest on the University of Arizona response to the novel coronavirus, visit the university's COVID-19 webpage.
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