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    Duquesne University Establishes Security Review Committee

    Duquesne University has named a Security Review Committee to examine the events of Sept. 17 and to make campus security recommendations. The committee will be headed by University Board Member and Chair of the Board's Student Life Committee, James Crutchfield. A Duquesne alumnus, Crutchfield is from Akron, Ohio, and was the owner and publisher of the Akron Beacon Journal.

    Other members of the committee are:

    • Jim Caputo, director of public safety
    • Linda Drago, University counsel
    • Dave DiPetro, executive director of the A.J. Palumbo Center
    • Ralph Gigliotti, president of the Student Government Association
    • Dr. Judy Griggs, director of the Gussin Spiritan Program
    • Jari Haile, president of the Black Student Union
    • Dr. Doug Harper, chair of the sociology department
    • Paul King, director of environmental health and safety
    • Dr. Eileen Zungolo, dean of the School of Nursing
    • Dr. Paula Witt-Enderby, president of the Faculty Senate

    "We are grateful to Mr. Crutchfield and the other members of this important committee for their willingness to serve," said University President Charles Dougherty, "and we look forward to their recommendations to make Duquesne University even more secure."

    This release was posted on Wednesday, September 27th, 2006 at 9:44 am

    Duquesne University

    Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic research universities for its award-winning faculty and tradition of academic excellence. The University is nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report and the Princeton Review for its rich academic programs in 10 schools of study for nearly 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and by the Washington Monthly for service and contributing to students' social mobility. Duquesne is a member of the U.S. President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for its contributions to Pittsburgh and communities around the globe. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Princeton Review's Guide to Green Colleges acknowledge Duquesne's commitment to sustainability.