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TWU named one of the nation’s safest campuses


DENTON/DALLAS/HOUSTON — Texas Woman’s University is one of the safest college campuses in the nation, according to

According to the website, each of the 50 universities and colleges listed as safest campuses reported little to no crime under the Clery Act for each of the last five reporting years (2009-2013).

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose specific timely and annual information about campus crime and security policies.

Colleges and universities must disclose crime statistics for the campus, unobstructed public areas immediately adjacent to or running through the campus, and certain non-campus facilities including off-campus housing and remote classrooms.

“The safety and well-being of the TWU community is the top priority of our Department of Public Safety,” said Elizabeth Z. Pauley, police chief and director of the TWU Department of Public Safety. “Our staff works diligently to keep our university a safe place for our students, faculty, staff and visitors.”

For more information about the TWU Department of Public Safety and the Clery Act, visit

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page updated 5/9/2016 4:57 PM