Two universities canceled classes Wednesday because of threats, less than a week after a mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg.
Eastern Kentucky University canceled classes and shifted a home football game to another campus because of an escalating threat after the discovery of graffiti that threatened to “kill all” this week, school officials said Wednesday.
School leaders called off classes for the rest of the week, effective midmorning Wednesday, as police tried to track down the source of threats that unsettled the campus in Richmond, Kentucky.
The school later said its football game against Tennessee Tech, scheduled for tonight on the EKU campus, will instead be played at Georgetown College in central Kentucky
Southern Oregon University canceled classes Wednesday because of a “potential threat” found in a school facility. Ashland Police Chief Tighe O’Meara said in a statement that the department is investigating along with campus security.
Rogue Community College in Grants Pass was evacuated Monday because of a bomb threat that turned out to be a hoax.