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%
Ramin Farahmandpur, Educational Leadership and Policy faculty, presented “Surviving the Academy: The Experiences of Faculty of Color with Institutional Racism in Higher Education” at the 10th Annual Globalization, Diversity and Education Conference in Spo »
Anita Bright, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, presented a paper she co-authored with doctoral student James Gambrell titled, “Critical Race Theory With Preservice Educators: Unpacking the Uncomfortable Complexity of Privilege,” at the 26th Annual Ethn »
Anita Bright, Curriculum and Instruction faculty, authored “The Randomness,” a creative prose piece, published in “Not So Far Afield: A Newsletter of the Maryknoll Affiliates,” Vol. 2, No. 6, November/December 2013. »
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