Campus Pride Releases GLBT Friendliness College Ratings
Campus Pride, Inc., an non-profit organization dedicated to creating safer, more LGBT-Friendly learning environments at colleges and universities, has released their 2010 Campus Pride Climate Index, a ranking of colleges and universities based on their LGBT “Friendliness” factors. Nineteen schools nationwide received the organizations “Five Star” ranking; none were located in Virginia.
The LGBT-Friendly Campus Climate Index is a vital tool for assisting campuses in learning ways to improve their LGBT campus life and ultimately shape the educational experience to be more inclusive, welcoming and respectful of LGBT and Ally people. All campuses participating in the index are acknowledged for their active interest in LGBT issues as well as their LGBT-Friendly efforts to encourage further progress.