Agenda Item FA 15-05R

Submitted by the Executive Committee

Resolution- Opposing Guns on Campus

11/05/15: Passed

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 three 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.

 

Passed on 2/5/2015
Approved by President Delaney on 2/11/2015