Lawmakers in the U.S. Senate have hastily convened hearings to consider ways to prevent more tragedies on college campuses. The hearing explored the adequacy of campuses’ mental health resources, security plans and communications systems.

To read The New York Times article, click here.

RELATED: Colleges need better ways of spreading information in a crisis and improved means of dealing with students who are mentally ill.

To read The Washington Post article, click here.