Breaking News: Campus closes early due to security threat

On Thursday, Dec. 19, Mount Mary University’s campus closed early due to an on-campus threat. It remains unclear who made the threat or what the threat entailed. At 12:17 p.m., an email was forwarded to Mount Mary staff warning of the problem and early closure of campus. The email has been included below. Stay tuned for the latest updates.

Photo by DENISE SEYFERMount Mary campus closes early due to security threat.

Mount Mary campus closes early due to security threat.

Dear Mount Mary Community:

The Mount Mary University campus will be closed today at noon and through the earlier-established holiday period. This decision has come about as a result of a threat that has been received to our campus. At this time, we do not know the level of credibility of this threat but we feel this action is appropriate and necessary as the safety of our Mount Mary community is paramount. Our Public Safety Department is working with local law enforcement on this matter. We will provide more information to when it becomes available. If there is an urgent matter that comes about during this period which requires a member of our Mount Mary community to be on campus, please contact Public Safety at 414-807-9560 in advance.

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