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UMass Dartmouth Forms Task Force On Marathon Bombing Ties

The college where Boston Marathon Bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev attended has formed a public safety task force in the wake of the April 15 attack. 

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University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth officials will review emergency planning and academic and financial policies related to maintaining “student in good standing” status. 

UMass spokesman John Hoey tells WBSM  News, its important for the University to know what it did well, and what needs improvement.

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Tsarnaev and three other suspects attended UMass Dartmouth at one time or another. 

Montana State University President Waded Cruzado will lead the task force, which also will examine policies for recruiting and supporting international students. 

A final report is expected by August 15th.

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