Emergency Notification System. In the event of an emergency or crisis abroad, the Program Director should contact the Office of International Initiatives’ Study Abroad Programs Office if the incident is during office hours. If it is not during office hours, the call should be directed to the Study Abroad Emergency Number, or the University Police at 404‑413‑3333. This number is answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. All known information about the emergency should be given, together with contact information for the Program Director. University Police will then contact the Director of Study Abroad Programs, the Associate Provost for International Initiatives, the Chief of University Police and the Dean of Students who will then contact the remaining persons identified on the contact list set forth below. The Crisis Coordinator or Alternate Crisis Coordinator (whoever receives call) will determine if circumstances merit contacting the President and the Provost.
Jeremy Billetdeaux Director, Study Abroad Programs (OII), Crisis Coordinator
Jun Liu Associate Provost for International Initiatives, Alternate Crisis Coordinator
Mike Raderstorf Director, Emergency Management, Alternate Crisis Coordinator
Dawn Foster Interim Director, Study Abroad Programs (OII); Crisis Coordinator
Maggie Miller Study AbroadCoordinator (OII), Alternate Crisis Coordinator
Fernando Reati Chair, Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Alternate Crisis Coordinator
Mark Becker President
Risa Palm Provost, Vice President for Academic Affairs
Rebecca Stout Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, Dean of Students
Connie Sampson Director, University Police
Douglass Covey Vice President for Student Affairs
Lanette Brown Assistant Dean of Students
Pamela Anthony Assistant Dean of Students
Dean of College Sponsor of program
Department Chair Sponsor of program
DeAnna Hines Vice President for University Relations
Andrea Jones Director of Communications, University Relations
Minette Ellis Interim Director, Safety and Risk Management
Kerry Heyward University Attorney, Legal Affairs
Jeannie Barrett Associate Legal Advisor
Jill Lee-Barber Director of the Counseling & Testing Center
Robbie Friedmann Professor, Department of Criminal Justice
Carlton Mullis Associate Director, University Police
Angelia Jennings Communications Manager, University Police
Jun Liu and Jeremy Billetdeaux will contact: President, Provost, Dean, and Department Chair.
Rebecca Stout will contact: Vice President for Student Affairs, Legal Affairs, University Relations, Risk Management and the Counseling & Testing Center.
From this point, only the Crisis Coordinator will handle all communication with the Program Director for the duration of the crisis.
University Relations will handle all communication (internal, external, media, etc.) for the University. The Crisis Coordinator will be in continuous contact with University Relations for the duration of the crisis.
The Associate Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students will contact emergency contacts, as deemed necessary.
The Associate Vice President for Student Affairs/ Dean of Students or the Vice President for Student Affairs will contact family members in the event of the death of a student and will be responsible for all communication with the family.