Rule 40502: Negotiations Related to Disruptive Activities Prohibited

1.  Title

Negotiations Related to Disruptive Activities Prohibited 

2.  Rule and Regulation

Sec. 1  Prohibition.   Neither the Chancellor of The University of Texas System, the president of an institution, any officer in the System Administration, nor any representative of either of them when dealing with disruptive activities, shall negotiate or attempt to negotiate with any person or persons engaged in any disruptive activity on the campus of any institution of the U. T. System. 

Sec. 2  Discretion.   When such a situation arises, the Chancellor of the U. T. System, the president of an institution, any officer in the System Administration, or any representative of either of them, shall take immediate action to utilize all lawful measures to halt and eliminate any and all such disruptive activities that come to their attention: provided, however, the Chief of Police of the U. T. System or any of the institutions and those people designated by any such Chief of Police are authorized to use their sound discretion under the attendant circumstances in addressing any such disruptive behavior.

3.  Definitions

None

4.  Relevant Federal and State Statutes 

Texas Education Code Section 51.935 – Disruptive Activities 

5.  Relevant System Policies, Procedures, and Forms 

None 

6.  Who Should Know 

Faculty 
Staff 
Students

7.  System Administration Office(s) Responsible for Rule 

Office of General Counsel

8.  Dates Approved or Amended 

December 10, 2004

9.  Contact Information 

Questions or comments regarding this Rule should be directed to: 
•  bor@utsystem.edu