In Spring 2002, a campus climate survey was conducted at UNL. Surveying faculty, general students, student affairs staff, and GLBT students, the survey utilized focus groups and interviews with GLBT students, and assessed unobtrusive measures. The results of the survey documented the prevalence of anti-GLBT sentiment and silence regarding relevant issues concerning sexual orientation. The study results reflect a need to improve campus climate for GLBT students.
A full copy of the climate survey and recommendations for other areas on campus can be accessed by clicking here. This is a PDF file so you will need Adobe Acrobat to open it.
An executive summary (PDF) of the report, with recommendations, can be accessed by clicking here.
A comparison of UNL GLBT Climate Study with a national study by Rankin (2003) can be found here.
Specific recommendations for what individual faculty and departments can do to improve campus climate can be found here.
A document on incorporating GLBT issues into the curriculum can be found here.
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