Marshall University Tests Alert System

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Marshall University is conducting a test of its system to alert faculty, staff and students about emergencies.

Marshall says the routine test will be conducted by text message, e-mail and telephone at 10 a.m. Wednesday.

Marshall director of public safety Jim Terry says the test is conducted at least once per semester. The most recent test of the system was done on Jan. 30.

System subscribers are asked to contact the university at if their contact information is correct but they don't receive the alert by noon Wednesday.