28 Aug HU Ranks as 2nd Safest College in Indiana
Huntington University is a safe school both for its campus and the local community, according to rankings by StateUniversity.com.
Huntington University ranked second in Indiana out of 50 schools listed. The top spot when to Goshen College (Goshen, Ind.), a Christian liberal arts college affiliated with the Mennonite Church USA.
“We are very pleased with this ranking, and it reaffirms the good work we are doing to make Huntington University a safe place for everyone,” said Dr. Ron Coffey, vice president for Student Life.
The safety and security of members of the Huntington University community are the primary concerns of the campus leadership.
Trained campus police officers are on staff to patrol the campus and are charged with the enforcement of federal, state and local laws, as well as university policies and regulations. The police officers have the authority to make arrests and work closely with the Huntington City Police Department. Barry Cochran (right), a former Huntington Chief of Police, is the Director of Campus Police.
For the rankings, StateUniversity.com compiled information by reviewing campus crime statistics submitted by college law enforcement during 2012.