Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

We the undersigned faculty members of the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering believe that, except for those carried by law enforcement personnel, guns should not be allowed in any building at the University of Texas at Austin. The first canon of the code of ethics of the American Society of Civil Engineers begins “Engineers shall hold paramount the safety, health and welfare of the public.” We believe that allowing guns in our classrooms, laboratories, and offices would be inconsistent with this canon. Further, we believe that allowing guns in campus buildings is contrary to the directive of the Constitution of the State of Texas that we should become a “university of the first class,” because it will make the retention and recruitment of excellent faculty and students more difficult.

Abi Ghannam, Niveen
Apte, Joshua
Barrett, Michael
Brooks, Gregory
Claudel, Christian
Clayton, Patricia
Corsi, Richard
De Regge, Ghislaine
El Mohtar, Chadi
Engelhardt, Michael
Faust, Kasey
Hart, Hillary
Hodges, Ben
Hrynyk, Trevor
Jirsa, James
Juenger, Maria
Katz, Lynn
Kinnas, Spyros
Kinney, Kerry
Kockelman, Kara
Lawler, Desmond
Leite, Fernanda
Manuel, Lance
McKinney, Daene
Novoselac, Atila
O’Connor, James
Passalacqua, Paola
Saleh, Navid
Walton, C. Michael
Werth, Charles
Wood, Sharon
Woodruff, Charles
Xu, Ying

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