Agenda Item FA 15-05

Submitted by the Executive Committee

RESOLUTION- Opposing Guns on Campus

02/05/15: Passed

02/11/15: Approved


RESOLUTION -
OPPOSING GUNS ON CAMPUS 


University of North Florida
Faculty Association
  


 

RESOLUTION

OPPOSING GUNS ON CAMPUS

 

WHEREAS, there have been over two-dozen instances of unauthorized firearm use for either assault or suicidal purposes at American universities in the past two years, including at University of Central Florida (2013) and Florida State University (2014),

 

WHEREAS, colleges and universities have a legal and moral duty to adopt policies to promote a safe environment for students, faculty, and staff,

 

WHEREAS, even on gun-free campuses students, faculty, and staff, are at times exposed to threats and retaliation from disgruntled and/or disturbed individuals,

 

THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED  that the Faculty Association at the University of North Florida opposes any legislation that enables individuals other than sworn law enforcement officers to carry concealed weapons or firearms on our campuses.