Barnard Student Olivia Klatch Reported Missing
Written by Bwog Staff
Update, 5/13/18, 12:30 pm: Olivia Klatch has been found, according to a Facebook post from her brother, Mo. She is now safe and getting care.
Update, 5/20/18, 7 pm: This post (originally published on May 12, 2018) has been backdated several weeks so that it is not the top post on our site throughout the summer.
Earlier this afternoon, Barnard students were notified that Olivia Klatch has been reported missing. Klatch is a senior history major from El Cerrito, CA, set to graduate next week. According to Dean Hinkson’s email, Klatch was last seen leaving Barnard’s campus Thursday evening to visit a friend.
Klatch is a white female who is 23 years old, 5’3″, and weighs about 115 pounds. On Thursday, she was wearing a pink top under a gray sweater, gray leggings, and sneakers. Her hair is black and her eyes are brown.
Anyone who has information regarding Klatch’s disappearance is asked to contact Barnard Public Safety at (212) 854-3362 or NYPD Detective Brian Schumacher at (212) 678-1351.
Bwog will continue to update this post as more information becomes available. Dean Hinkson’s email is included below.
Dear Members of the Barnard Community,
I am writing to inform you that Olivia Klatch, a senior history major from El Cerrito, CA, has been reported missing. The New York Police Department has been notified and is investigating.
Olivia left campus on Thursday evening to visit a friend and has not returned since. Olivia was last seen wearing a pink top with a grey sweater and grey leggings and sneakers. Her photo is posted online: https://barnard.edu/news/missing-student/.
Any members of the community who may have seen Olivia or may have any information related to her possible whereabouts are asked to contact Public Safety at (212) 854-3362 or police Detective Brian Schumacher at (212) 678-1351
We are working with Olivia’s parents and the police to assist in any way we can. Our thoughts are with Olivia and her family at this difficult time. We will update the community as more information becomes available.
Avis Hinkson, Dean of the College
Photo via Barnard College