Students, faculty in Paris for foreign study program confirmed safe following attacks

by The Dartmouth Senior Staff | 11/13/15 12:58pm

All Dartmouth students and faculty in Paris for the French foreign study program are safe, College spokesperson Diana Lawrence confirmed.

Parisexperienced at least sixapparently coordinated attacks on Friday, leaving more than 100dead orwounded, The New York Times reported. The French government has sent military forces into Paris andtightened security aroundFrance's borders.

The seven students on the program have been in touch with their families, Lawrence wrote in an email. French and comparative literature professor Roxana Verona is in Paris leading the program.

Assistant dean of undergraduate students Brian Reed sent a message to both students on the program and students from Paris to offer campus resources and support, including the dean on call, counselor on call and residential life staff.

The students in Paris are scheduled to return to the United State on Nov. 28, Lawrence wrote, and the College will be "monitoring any new developments."

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

 

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