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%
Bob Liebman, Sociology faculty, collaborated in the writing of "Unfinished Business," an AAUP-Oregon white paper on shared governance and public accountability under the new Oregon system of campus boards of trustees. »
Aaron Roussell, Sociology faculty, co-authored “The Impossibility of a ‘Reverse Racism Effect.’ A Rejoinder to James, James and Vila,” to be published in Criminology & Public Policy. »
Carolyn Quam, Speech and Hearing Sciences faculty, co-authored “The Distribution of Talker Variability Impacts Infants’ Word Learning," published in Laboratory Phonology. »
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