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i Begin discussions of the need and timeline for notification to peers and the campus community

about what is known, or not known, about the cause of
death. students will need to know if they are in danger
or at risk. explain when and how the parents were notified and what the institution is doing to support them.

✓ Discuss timeline with the media/university relations
office regarding:

i Inquire whether or not family wants contact information released in the notifications (for students
and others to express condolences)

i institution-wide notification e-mail

i Ask if they would like to appoint a family member
to work with you

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aside from obvious peer groups, also inquire with the
student's adviser, family members, or other mentors to
identify other organizations in which the student may
have been active. Work with representatives of such
groups on more specific, personal notifications, which
could occur in-person or by e-mail, and see that they
happen before any general institutional notification is
issued.
peers of the deceased abroad require notification in
the most thoughtful and compassionate manner. Ideally, on-site notification should be made in person by
calling an emergency meeting to inform students of the
death of a peer/classmate. Be as forthcoming as possible

i who addresses media inquiries

i Inform them of the need to discuss details of repatriation in a few days
i Inquire about any religious customs they would like
to honor with regard to the remains
✓ While family contact is being made, notify by phone
(do not e-mail) the following members of your international crisis management team and propose the
earliest possible meeting date and time:
i Director of study abroad
i Dean of students
i Chief general counsel
i Director of risk management
i Media/university relations
i university police/security
✓ If the student is a guest student on your program,
but is a full-time student at another institution, work
with the deceased student's home campus education
abroad director, adviser, or other appropriate individual to make notification to his or her counterpart .
✓ Inform education abroad office staff members .
✓ Inform the chairman of the deceased student's
major department and/or academic adviser .

✓ Follow up with family members to inquire:
i If they want the remains embalmed or cremated
i The name of a funeral home to collect the student's
remains
i Whether or not they want their contact information
released (so members of the university community
can express condolences)
✓ Compose an e-mail to your international emergencies campus unit stakeholders informing them of the
incident and response .
✓ Arrange notification meetings or direct appropriate individuals to compose e-mails to the deceased
student's peer group:
i bystanders/witnesses/co-victims
i other students onsite
i students in the city/region/country (on other
programs)
i academic peers, such as the honors program
i social/organizational peers, such as fraternities
or sororities
i participation in student government, athletics, or
registered student organizations
i all students on the home campus (plus faculty
and staff)

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i Provost or associate provost

i relevant web posting

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of International Educator - November/December 2013

International Educator - November/december 2013
Contents
From the Editors
In Brief
Core Values
Reawakening Higher Education in Iraq
University of South Florida: What's in a Name? The World
Foreign Student Affairs
View From Out Here
Forum
In Focus
Supplement
When a Student Dies Abroad
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International Educator - November/December 2013 - Contents
International Educator - November/December 2013 - From the Editors
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International Educator - November/December 2013 - In Brief
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International Educator - November/December 2013 - Core Values
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International Educator - November/December 2013 - Foreign Student Affairs
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International Educator - November/December 2013 - View From Out Here
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International Educator - November/December 2013 - Forum
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International Educator - November/December 2013 - In Focus
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