Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Equity
The Commission on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Equity is an advisory group to the President. The purpose of the Commission is to improve the climate for diversity within Penn State by specifically addressing issues affecting the welfare of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) members of the University community.
The commission's operating strategies are as follows:
- Monitoring, evaluating, and creating programs to improve the climate, welfare, and visibility for the LGBTQA community;
- Encouraging and supporting academic and social discourse related to issues affecting the LGBTQA community;
- Building partnerships and encouraging communication among students, faculty, staff, and administration on issues of LGBTQ equity University-wide;
- Developing ongoing means of supporting A Framework to Foster Diversity at Penn State, 2010-15, and diversity strategic planning.