MU officials urge campus to sign up for cell phone alerts

Tuesday, February 19, 2008 | 8:36 p.m. CST; updated 5:29 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

COLUMBIA — In the wake of Thursday’s shooting at Northern Illinois University, MU Chancellor Brady Deaton sent an e-mail to MU students, faculty and staff on Friday urging them to register for the campus emergency Mass Notification System. University of Missouri System President Gary Forsee followed with a system-wide e-mail on Tuesday, professing to register his first day on the job.