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UVM ranked LGBTQ-friendly by national nonprofit

Allen House is home to the Prism Center, which serves LGBTQ students and faculty

Mills Sparkman, Summer Editor

June 26, 2019

UVM has been ranked among the Northeast’s “Best Colleges for LGBTQ Students” according to a new ranking from Campus Pride, which also ranked UVM as the top LGBTQ-friendly school in the state of Vermont.  Together with, Campus Pride ranks schools based on their LGBTQ-friendly policies, programs and practices, according to their website.  UVM’s overall ranking was four and a half stars out of five.  In most categories, the University scored four and a half or five stars. UVM’s weakest areas included LGBTQ policy inclusion and LGBTQ recruitment and retention, receiving four stars and three and a half stars, respectively.  Prism Center Director Kate Jerman said she was excited by UVM’s ranking.  “Rankings li...

UVM in the top 30 LGBTQ-friendly schools

Hannah Carpino

September 14, 2016

I can remember one of my very first days at UVM clearly: standing in a circle at orientation and being asked by a cheerful leader for my name, hometown, and preferred pronouns. Preferred pronouns? I had no idea what I was being asked. Preferred pronouns, their significance and the larger context o...

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