Weapons policy on Pennsylvania state university campuses to be discussed this week

Kylie Lacey's picture
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

A proposed policy that would allow concealed firearms to be carried in certain places on the 14 state university campuses is expected to generate some discussion at this week’s Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education board meeting.

However, no vote on the policy’s adoption is planned when the board meets on Wednesday and Thursday, said State System board member Ron Henry, who chairs the board’s finance, administration and facilities committee.

The system’s lawyers are now reviewing the policy proposal (see below) recommended by a public safety and security task force that veers away from the complete weapons ban that had been in place on all 14 state university campuses, which include Shippensburg and Millersville, he said.

Read more »