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UVM ranked LGBTQ-friendly by national nonprofit

UVM ranked LGBTQ-friendly by national nonprofit

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 BestColleges.com, 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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