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President's Commisison on LGBT Climate

President's Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equity

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Bylaws | LGBTQ History

Behind the Acronym: An LGBTQ Specific Analysis of the 2005 Campus Climate Survey

UVM's ranking in the LGBT-Friendly Campus Climate Index

The President’s Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equity works to ensure equity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people at UVM, and to address sexual orientation and gender identity issues throughout the university community.

Mission Statement:

The mission of the President’s Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Equity is to make recommendations to the President, acting as a catalyst and advocate in ensuring equity for members of the LGBTQA community, and addressing sexual orientation and gender identity issues throughout the University. Ensuring a safe, positive, fully engaging university experience for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students, faculty and staff enriches the campus community.

The objectives of the Commission are to:

  • Research, monitor, and report on the status of the LGBTQA campus community, and of institutional efforts to address sexual orientation and gender identity issues facing the UVM community.
  • Identify major needs and topics of concern.
  • Propose policies and programs to address these needs and concerns, and to promote, maintain and publicize strategic focus on these issues.
  • Collaborate with campus organizations with complementary goals and objectives.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of any proposed policies and initiatives upon implementation.

Meetings

Spring 2013 Meeting Schedule

Membership

Current Membership

Please direct any questions regarding the President’s Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Equity to Jill Hoppenjans, phone: 656-3325, or Kelly Riel, phone: 656-0229.

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