US: Campus Pride announces top 50 LGBT-friendly universities
Campus Pride has named the top 50 LGBT-friendly US universities for 2014.
Universities are assessed by the Campus Pride Index on university policy, programs and practice.
Shane Windmeyer, executive director of Campus Pride and the creator of the Campus Pride Index, said in a statement: “More than ever colleges today want to be viewed as LGBT-friendly and a welcoming place for all students.
“LGBT students and their safety impacts the recruitment efforts of the entire campus.
“Upper-level administrators are now understanding how LGBT-friendliness is key to future institutional success.”
The complete Campus Pride Index of university rankings features more than 425 campuses, which are ranked on a star scale of LGBT friendliness.
Some major colleges in the top 50 list include Brown University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, Princeton University, Rutgers University, Stanford University, Syracuse University, The Ohio State University, The Pennsylvania State University and UCLA.
See the full list here.