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“Campus Carry” Law is Focus of Town Hall Meetings

Published: October 13, 2015

Texas A&M University-Texarkana will host a series of town hall meetings this week to discuss implementation of the “campus carry” law, which will go into effect on Aug. 16, 2016.

The purpose of the meetings is to hear student, faculty and staff concerns and to help shape the rule for “campus carry” at the university.

Senate Bill 11 requires the university to obtain information specifically about (1) the nature of the student population, (2) specific safety considerations and (3) the uniqueness of the campus environment.  Attendance is encouraged.

Meeting dates, times and locations are as follows:

Students

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 3-4 p.m. in University Center 217

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 4-5 p.m. in University Center 217

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 7:30-8:30 p.m. in Eagle Hall

Faculty and Staff

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 12-1 p.m. in University Center 210 – Bring a brown-bag lunch.

Friday, Oct. 16 from 4-5 p.m. in University Center 217

For information, please contact Charlotte Banks at Charlotte.Banks@tamut.edu.


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