Mendoza School of Business

If we arm teachers, the list of what could go wrong is ‘way too long,’ says retired USAF officer and university professor

Published: February 27, 2018 / Author: James O'Rourke IV

James S. O’Rourke IV, a retired U.S. Air Force officer and management teaching professor at Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame, wrote a commentary piece for CNBC on the prospect of arming teachers.

As a university professor, I have learned that people do not go into education – at any level – because they harbor a desire to control or even protect others. They’re there to create knowledge (research), transfer knowledge (teaching), or develop character (mentoring). They leave security to trained professionals.

Read the entire piece here.