Group Seeks to Develop a More Useful Gauge of Campus Safety

To develop a new tool to measure and report on campus safety, several experts met in Orlando, Fla., over the weekend, ahead of a national conference this week on higher-education law run by Stetson University.

The VTV Family Outreach Foundation, an advocacy group representing survivors and victims of the shootings at Virginia Tech in 2007, convened the nine experts to begin work on the 32 National Campus Safety Index, named for the 32 professors and students who were killed there by a