UT Austin’s Process of Creating Campus Carry Policies

Texas Government Code § (d-1) charges the president or other chief executive officer of an institution of higher learning to establish reasonable rules, regulations, and other provisions regarding the carrying of concealed handguns by license holders on campus after consulting with students, staff, and faculty regarding the nature of the student population, specific safety considerations, and the uniqueness of the campus …

UT Austin Campus Carry Policies

In addition to agreeing with the Campus Carry Policy Working Group’s recommendation that banning handguns from classrooms would have the effect of generally prohibiting handguns on campus, and thus violate state law, University of Texas President Gregory L. Fenves also adopted all of the Working Group’s recommended policies regarding campus carry.  The policies President Fenves adopted from the Working Group …