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SPOTLIGHT


The University has two (2) basic guidelines to observe in crisis situations:
1) Only authorized spokespersons (University President, designee or the Executive Director of University Public Relations) will meet or talk with the media.
2) Only factual information is released; no speculation is to be offered.

Additional Guidelines
1) All executive and supervisory personnel are notified to report emergencies to the police. They also should be reminded not to discuss the situation and instruct their subordinates not to discuss the situation with anyone, especially the media, on behalf of Slippery Rock University.
2) The President, other senior administrators and the Executive Director of Public Relations are to be immediately informed of existing emergencies. Complete details are to be made available to them.
3) The President and the Executive Director of University Public Relations and any other appropriate personnel involved shall confer and decide on the appropriate action.
4) All calls from the news media are to be referred directly to the Executive Director of University Public Relations at:

Campus phone:  ext. 2091
Public phone:  724-738-2091