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Aug. 7: Carnegie Mellon Names Tom Ogden Director of University Security


Ken Walters                          

Carnegie Mellon Names Tom Ogden Director of University Security

Tom OgdenPITTSBURGH—Tom Ogden has been named director of university security for Carnegie Mellon University, effective Sept. 8. Ogden, who joins Carnegie Mellon after serving as Mt. Lebanon's chief of police for 10 years, succeeds Creig Doyle, who resigned to become chief of police at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire last September.
Ogden has worked in a variety of positions in the Mt. Lebanon Police Department for 18 years, including deputy chief of police, commander, lieutenant and criminal investigator. He also serves as a consultant to the Pennsylvania Governors Center for Local Government Services, which provides guidance and assistance regarding police management and policy matters.
"We are delighted to have Tom Ogden join Carnegie Mellon as our chief of police," said Michael Murphy, vice president for campus affairs. "He brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise that will help us to maintain and enhance campus safety for students, faculty and staff."
Ogden received a bachelor's degree in public administration from Point Park University and a master's degree in public policy and management from the University of Pittsburgh.