Castleton Responds to Potential Threat

On Wednesday, April 17, officials at Castleton University were alerted of a potential threat.

Castleton Director of Public Safety Keith Molinari reviewed a recording allegedly of a current nursing faculty member making specific threats of violence against targeted members of the Castleton community. The recording is suspected to be up to two weeks old.

The Castleton community was alerted of the potential threat through the University's emergency alert system on Wednesday afternoon. Castleton's Emergency Management Team is coordinating a response with regional law enforcement, who are further investigating.

We will keep our community updated as we learn more information. 

Update 4/18/19:

State and local law enforcement have an active, ongoing investigation into the alleged threats of violence against targeted members of the Castleton community that were reported to Castleton University officials yesterday. Law enforcement has made contact with the individual, and has confirmed that there remains no imminent threat to community members and campus at this time. Classes, activities, and athletic events will be held as scheduled.

The individual is not allowed on campus. If you see this person on campus, please call 911 and Public Safety at (802) 468-1215.

Anyone who is in need of emotional support is encouraged to visit the Wellness Center, located in the campus center.