College of Education conference discusses concealed-carry bills

The topic of guns coming to Texas college campuses filled a room of concerned higher education leaders at the 15th Annual Higher Education Law Conference Monday.

The Conference is held every year at UNT, and focuses on contemporary higher education and law issues.

“Over the years, it’s become kind of an institution,” said conference co-director Richard Fossey of the education faculty.

Public universities across Texas are facing the prospect of campuses opening up to concealed handguns, as the state Legislature considers a bill to allow concealed handgun license owners to bring their weapons onto campuses.

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