Andrew Rendon, Jeremy Baham, and William L. Kibler
Mississippi State University
This article demonstrates how one higher education institution, Mississippi State University, has embraced the emergency management principles of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the National Response Framework (NRF), and the Department of Education (DOE) in the creation of its campus emergency strategies.
The Mississippi State University (MSU) leadership has a successful track record of responding to and managing crises. Whether due to the harsh effects of a Category 5 Tornado or the maligned behavior of a distraught student, key leaders have developed ...