About the Safety Task Force

President Michael R. Lovell announced the President’s Task Force on Community Safety on Feb. 8. 2022 to address safety and security on campus and in the community through actionable and lasting solutions for infrastructure, personnel, resources and partnership. The Task Force includes students, parents and community partners working alongside Marquette University faculty and staff to develop 30-day, 60-day and longer-term plans to impact the campus and community safety.

Steering Committee Members

  • Bridgeman Flowers, President, Marquette University Student Government
  • Rick Dillon, Marquette University Board of Trustees
  • Edith Hudson (chair), Chief, Marquette University Police Department
  • Paul Jones, Vice President, University Relations and General Counsel
  • Michael O’Hear, Professor of Law and Chair, MUPD Advisory Board
  • Stephanie Quade, Dean of Students, Office of Student Development
  • Keith Stanley, Executive Director, Near West Side Partners
  • Lora Strigens, Vice President for Planning and Facilities Management

Ex-officio Members

  • Michael R. Lovell, President
  • Joel Pogodzinski, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Key meetings

  • Feb. 28, 2022
  • March 28, 2022
  • May 31, 2022