Several colleges in North Carolina began
campus security reviews Tuesday.
It comes after the massacre on the Virginia Tech campus in which
33 people died.
University officials in North Carolina warned they may never be
able to guarantee safety from such violence.
Administrators and security officers from around the state
acknowledged that it is nearly impossible to lock down the state's
higher education campuses, some of which cater to thousands of
students every day. Even small colleges questioned the viability of
securing school grounds.
North Carolina's higher education system includes dozens of
universities, community colleges and private institutions that
serve more than 300,000 full-time students and many more