[caption id="attachment_31880" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="The UAH shootings could bring more attention to text message alert systems, experts say."]The UAH shootings could bring more attention to text message alert systems, experts say. [/caption]

Nearly an hour passed before University of Alabama at Huntsville (UAH) officials dispatched emergency notification to students and faculty after fatal shootings allegedly committed by a professor, raising new questions about campus-based alert systems.

University President David Williams sent an eMail to faculty and students Feb. 15—three days after the shootings that killed three people and injured three others—and said campus police responded...

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