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Posted by on Sep 1, 2012 in News

TYFA – Campus Climate Index

LGBT-Friendly Campus Climate Index:
Using Technology to Find a Gay-Friendly College

  • What…
  • The Index presents information about LGBT-Friendly policies, programs, and practices at almost 170 colleges and universities.  The list has grown more than five fold since its launch and continues to grow every month.
  • You can search, view and compare campuses based on your individual college goals and needs. It is important to note that the Index does not assess attitudes or perceptions; instead, it looks specifically at LGBT policies, programs, and practices.
  • Why…
  • The Index was built on the philosophy that every student has the right to a safe learning environment where they can learn, live, and grow, academically and socially.
  • As a result, campuses have the power and responsibility to enact policies, programs, and practices that work to enhance the campus climate for all students — including LGBT and ally students.
  • In addition to this philosophy, the Index team relied on a decade of LGBT campus climate research, as well as a host of national LGBT best practices and standards.
  • Who…
  • The Index is owned and operated by Campus Pride, the only national nonprofit organization for student leaders and campus groups working to create safer, more LGBT-Friendly learning environments at colleges and universities.

To go to the Campus Climate Index… www.campusclimateindex.org

For more info on Campus Pride… www.campuspride.org

To contact us… info@campusclimateindex.org