Overall Rating Platinum - expired
Overall Score 85.05
Liaison Lisa Kilgore
Submission Date March 5, 2020
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Cornell University
IN-22: Campus Pride Index

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.50 / 0.50 Robert Bland
Sr. Director
Energy & Sustainability
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Institution’s current Campus Pride Index rating (3 Stars, 3.5 Stars, 4 Stars, 4.5 Stars, 5 Stars):
4.5 Stars

A brief description of the institution’s LGBTQ-inclusive policies, programs and practices:

Home to one of the one of the oldest LGBTQ+ centers in the US, Cornell is committed to fostering an inclusive, welcoming campus environment for all. Cornell University’s official non-discrimination policy includes the protection of "sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression." Cornell University is also a member of the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals. Cornell's LGBT Resource Center runs programming throughout the year for the LGBTQQIA community including First Year Queer Connections, Safer People: Safer Places Network, and LGBTQ Mentorship Program. Cornell also offers a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Studies undergraduate minor and graduate minor.

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Cornell University's overall pride index score is a 4.5 and the subcategories of Sexual Orientation Score and Gender Identity/Expression Score also score 4.5 out of 5.

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