Legislative Agenda

  1. Handguns on campuses. TACT opposes legislation allowing individuals to carry concealed handguns on college campuses.

  2. Assessment. TACT supports faculty representation in the improvement of assessment measurements regarding faculty evaluation of teaching and scholarly activity.

  3. Texas Retirement System. TACT supports maintaining the solvency of the system, current benefits, and cost-of-living increases. TACT opposes conversion of a guaranteed pension plan to a 401(k)-type plan.

  4. Faculty Salaries.  TACT supports increasing faculty salaries to align with the average of the other ten most populous states.

  5.  Higher Education Funding. TACT supports maintaining current funding levels of TEXAS Grants.