Newsweek magazine has ranked Portland State University among the top 25 gay-friendly schools in the country.
PSU came in at No. 20 on the list for its acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students and its campus-wide awareness programs.
The University's Queer Resource Center provides support to students, faculty and staff along the gender and sexuality spectrum and promotes queer awareness on campus.
Here's are PSU's scores from Newsweek:
Campus Climate Index Score: 4.5
LGBT Campus Center: Yes
College Prowler diversity grade: B+
Students who say campus is “very accepting” of minority students: 75%
Keith Walters, Applied Linguistics faculty, authored a book chapter titled “Without Tunisian Arabic, We’re not Tunisians" in The Middle East in the World: An Introductory Guide, Routledge. »
Michael McGregor, English faculty, gave a presentation on "The Vanport Flood and Racial Change in Portland" as part of the City of Portland Bureau of Development Services' Diversity Series, Feb. 23. »
Scott Burns, Geology emeritus faculty, presented a keynote titled "Oso Landslide - Its Impact on Society Today" to 1,200 engineers and geologists at the Geosynthetics 2015 national conference Feb. 16 in Portland. »
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