Press Release

11/9 Update Regarding Nov. 6 Incident


Sherry Mercurio
Executive Director, Office of Community Relations
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Urbana, OH (November 9, 2018)

Urbana University announces the arrest by the Urbana Police Department of another individual related to the incident that occurred on campus Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 6, 2018. Information regarding this arrest is provided at the end of this update.

Urbana University will continue to work with the authorities investigating Tuesday’s incident and thank our campus community for their continued cooperation.

A complete listing of Urbana University statements related to the Nov. 6 incident are available on the Urbana University News Page located at



About Urbana University - A Branch Campus of Franklin University

Urbana University, a branch campus of Franklin University, prepares students for successful and professional careers within a caring and supportive environment. Regionally well known for education and teacher preparation programs, Urbana was founded in 1850 and acquired by Franklin in 2014. Urbana’s 128-acre, residential campus nestled in heart of Ohio provides a background for students actively engaged in campus activities through 20 student-led academic, professional, performing arts, social and service organizations. Blue Knights athletics includes 17 NCAA Division II sports and three intercollegiate club sports. Urbana University is a division of Franklin University, which is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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