First Alerts

TACT Executive Director Testifies at UT-Austin Guns on Campus Task Force

TACT Executive Director Chuck Hempstead testified Monday at the UT-Austin task force charged with recommending to the president implementation guidelines for SB 11 – guns on campus.  He shared with task force members that TACT believes faculty members should determine gun policies in their classrooms, offices, labs and other workplaces, and that guns should be banned from emotional places such as free speech areas, sporting/entertainment venues and difficult-to-manage areas such as libraries, recreation centers and administrative buildings. 

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TACT First Alert: 8/12/15

Implementing Guns on Each Texas Campus

WOAI-TV will be hosting a state-wide Town Hall meeting on the Campus Carry Law that will go into effect in 2016.  The event will be held at the Texas A&M San Antonio main campus in the auditorium (One University Way, San Antonio, TX 78224).  It is scheduled for Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 6 p.m.

TACT First Alert: 6/30/15

Congratulations Professor Robert Nelsen

Current TACT member Robert Nelsen will begin his new adventure as President of California State University-Sacramento in Sacramento, California next month. He has been a frequent keynote speaker at TACT Leadership Conferences and also formerly served on the TACT Board of Directors member.

TACT First Alert: 5/27/15

Status of GUNS ON CAMPUS

Unlike some newspaper headlines this morning, the Texas House of Representatives late last night passed a version of Guns On Campus. The significant compromise was that each campus would adopt a plan by which specific areas will be included/excluded from the concealed weapons requirements. Health Centers will be prohibited from concealed weapons.