UMass Amherst will release a report Wednesday afternoon detailing how secure the university's residence halls are and what can be done to make them more secure.
In the aftermath of the bombings at Monday's Boston Marathon, police and organizers of upcoming summer events in the Berkshires say they have plans in place to anticipate security threats.
In the wake of the deadly shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, school administrators across the country are reviewing security procedures.
Umass Amherst officials announced a plan Thursday to hire an outside consultant to review security procedures in campus residence halls.
UMass Amherst police are investigating an alleged rape of an 18-year-old student by four residents of Pittsfield, Massachusetts.