Budget, Decentralization, College Affordability Discussed at Sander Town Hall
University of Arizona President Eugene G. Sander opened his town hall Thursday by underscoring his opposition to legislation that would allow guns on campus.
Sander's office had sent a statement to the media earlier in the day expressing Sander's concerns about the legislation, and the president took the first few minutes of the forum to reiterate the reasons he provided in the memo.
Senate Bill 1474 would allow people with state-issued concealed-weapons permits to carry those weapons on college and university campuses. Colleges could still maintain buildings as gun-free zones but would have to install, at their own expense, gun lockers for those buildings.
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