Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UMass hires New York company to review security measures

By Katie Landeck

March 11, 2013

Filed under Campus News, News

In an effort to improve campus safety, the University of Massachusetts has hired a New York-based consulting firm to conduct a comprehensive review of security in all residence halls. The firm – Business Protection Specialists,...

Press conference on alleged rape of UMass student

By Emily Felder

October 23, 2012

Filed under Breaking News, Extras, News Multimedia, Web-Exclusive

A press conference was held at the University of Massachusetts Police Department on Oct. 22 regarding an alleged rape of an 18-year-old female student in her dorm room on Oct. 13. Chancellor Subbaswamy, UMPD Chief John Horvath,...

University, Amherst discuss off-campus weekend issues

By Chelsie Field

October 16, 2012

Filed under Local News, News

University of Massachusetts Police Chief John Horvath said the relationship between students and Amherst residents may be bumpy. But, “it’s going to get better,” he said. Last night, about 60 community members from...

New UMass police chief stepping in and reaching out

By Chelsie Field

September 27, 2012

Filed under Campus News, News

The new University of Massachusetts police chief is seeking to become a familiar face both in and out of uniform. John Horvath of Rocky Hill, Conn., beat out 88 other applicants to take over the reins of the University’s police force. He began his tenure on Monday and has emphasiz...