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Northwest Missouri State University

News Release

Feb. 11, 2012

Regents approve curriculum changes, emergency vehicle agreement

The Northwest Missouri State University Board of Regents during its regular meeting Friday, Feb. 10, approved a range of curriculum changes in addition to an agreement with Maryville Public Safety and the Nodaway County Sheriff’s Department for the shared usage of a Mobile Emergency Response Vehicle, or MERV.

Curriculum changes approved by the Board include: 

In other business, the MERV agreement with Northwest’s University Police Department includes the shared ownership, use, maintenance and upkeep of the vehicle.

University Police Chief Clarence Green told the Board that the local agencies have been working together to outfit the unit. Now ready for deployment, it includes desks, electrical outlets, a radio center, generator, bathroom, storage closets, extended radio tower and an inventory of mobile and portable radios. Green said MERV will be used for large-scale events where a command post or communication center is needed.

The Board also approved the academic calendar for 2014-2015. Noteworthy dates include:

The Board of Regents develops policy and has responsibility for sound resource management of the University, and determines general, educational and financial policies.

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468