P-G quotes Keihn as to budget’s impact on UW safety, health

A new UW System report says progress in responding to campus emergencies might be hampered by state budget problems. An Associated Press story says campuses are giving students more information about safety, have teams to identify and intervene with potentially dangerous students, and plan to notify students about emergencies. But the report cautions that plans requiring “extensive staff and funding commitments” will take longer to fully implement. Those initiatives include hiring more mental health counselors to treat troubled students and developing plans for how campuses will resume services after a crisis. Dean of Students Sue Keihn responded to a Press-Gazette inquiry by noting recent budget-necessitated cuts in counseling services. See www.greenbaypressgazette.com/article/