Chief Safety Officer Coverage

University of Utah names its chief safety officer — a position created in response to Lauren McCluskey’s murder

The University of Utah has named a longtime law enforcement leader from New York to be its first-ever chief safety officer — a Cabinet-level position that will oversee all aspects of security, including emergency preparedness, cyberattacks, laboratory hazards and, perhaps most importantly, campus policing.

University of Utah selects public safety head from NYU to oversee campus safety

One of the heads of public safety at New York University will become the University of Utah’s first chief safety officer. Marlon C. Lynch has accepted the U.’s offer and will begin his new job in February, the college announced Thursday.

University of Utah appoints first chief safety officer

The University of Utah announced Thursday that Marlon C. Lynch has been selected from a pool of more than 80 applicants to be named the university’s first chief safety officer.

U Names First Chief Safety Officer

The University of Utah has announced Marlon Lynch will be its first-ever chief safety officer. The school created the position after heavy criticism of its handling of student Lauren McCluskey’s murder. McCluskey was killed by an ex-boyfriend on campus after reporting him to campus police several times. Lynch comes to the U from New York University, where he was senior vice president for campus services and safety.

University of Utah appoints first-ever chief safety officer

Jill McCluskey said the following on Twitter about the University of Utah's hiring of Marlon C. Lynch: I hope Marlon Lynch can change the police culture at (the University of Utah) to one that 1) holds people accountable, 2) believes women and treats them with respect and 3) responds with urgency. He has a big job ahead of him.

University of Utah appoints first-ever chief safety officer

As part of recommendations from the Presidential Task Force on Campus Safety -- the University of Utah has appointed its first-ever chief safety officer.

University of Utah hires first chief safety officer

The University of Utah has hired its first-ever “chief safety officer” as part of the school’s ongoing effort to improve campus safety. Marlon Lynch will oversee multiple departments, including the University of Utah Police Department.