Should faculty members carry firearms on college campuses? That will be the topic of debate on Feb 9, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. (EST), at Vincennes University’s Red Skelton Performing Arts Center.
The public is invited to the debate which is sponsored by VU’s Center for Research and Learning. The Center has sponsored debates on a range of public policy topics.
The Center has proposed this debate in the context of a spree of shootings that have occurred across the country. Currently most college campuses, including VU, have policies prohibiting any firearms on campus outside of campus police departments.
Taking the side that proposes firearms should be allowed are Lou Caprino, chair of VU’s Homeland Security program, and William Gollmitzer, professor of Law Enforcement...