Crisis Management Team

 A group of students take a selfie with President Crawford
Greg and Renate Crawford high five students on the football field
 President Greg celebrates a victory with the volleyball team

Miami has established a Crisis Management Team (CMT) to carry out its crisis management plan. Among preparations developed to respond in a disaster are large-scale power generators, communications via several means, a computer server off site in case Miami's is non-functioning, and police training in numerous dangerous situations. The Crisis Management Team's authority will include, but will not be limited to, the following:

  • Students and employee safety
  • External and internal communication, including email listservs and web pages
  • Preparation and response to health emergencies
  • Liaison with healthcare and emergency agencies
  • Physical access to the university, its buildings, laboratories, and grounds
  • Information Technology Services
  • All purchasing and contracting, including temporary staff
  • Emergency facilities and equipment
  • Normal operating supplies and equipment
  • Emergency payments or loans to staff and vendors
  • Receipt of goods and services
  • Utility/Facility restoration
  • Personnel and benefits actions
  • Space assignment
  • Class schedules

The CMT includes representatives from the following university areas*:

  • Office of the President
  • Finance and Business Services
  • Student Affairs
  • Academic Affairs
  • Environmental Health and Safety Offices
  • Information Technology Services
  • Physical Facilities and Auxiliary Services
  • Office of University Communications
  • University Police
  • University Advancement

* Other offices and departments are included as needed.