The WVU community extends it deepest sympathies to our colleagues and friends in Blacksburg, WVU President David C. Hardesty Jr. said today upon learning of the morning tragedy.Our campus police are alert to the incident and are monitoring the situation as it unfolds. If deemed necessary, increased coverage by our campus police will be initiated.

In the meantime, students in need of counseling concerning this tragedy are encouraged to visit the Carruth Center in the Student Services Center next to the Mountainlair on the Downtown Campus, or call 293-4431.

Student Affairs professionals are currently reaching out to students and residence hall staff to work through the implications of this tragedy as it relates to this campus. As other information develops, it will be made available.