In the last decade, disasters such as tropical storms have affected univ. & college campuses with disturbing frequency, sometimes causing death & injury, but always imposing monetary losses & disruption of the institution's teaching, research, & public service. These losses could have been substantially reduced or eliminated through comprehensive disaster planning & mitigation actions. Here is both a how-to guide & a distillation of the experiences of 6 univ. & colleges across the country that have been working over the past several years to become more disaster-resistant. Chapters: Organize Resources; Hazard Identification & Risk Assessment; Developing the Mitigation Plan; Adoption & Implementation; & Worksheets.Leonard, Barry is the author of 'Building A Disaster-resistant University', published 2004 under ISBN 9780756740627 and ISBN 0756740622.