Virginia Tech Faulted Over Response to 2007 Killings

December 10, 2010

An Education Department report issued Thursday faulted Virginia Tech for failing to notify the campus of danger after the first shootings in 2007 on an April day that left 32 dead. The report says that the university should have notified the campus as soon as the first reports came in, and that failure to do so violated federal requirements. The university issued a statement strongly objecting to the report, saying that Virginia Tech officials acted on the best available information and well within federal reporting requirements.

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