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Proposed UMN policy on gender expression under consideration

Thursday, March 29, 2018

In response to a growing number of University of Minnesota members publicly identifying as gender nonconforming, a new policy would require members to use an individual’s preferred pronouns, gender and name.

The draft was written to address faculty concerns and improve the campus environment for gender nonconforming students. The administrative policy is currently receiving feedback from student groups and University governments – and hopes to present it to the University Senate next fall.


Diversity Through the Disciplines Symposium

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

April 12, 2018, 12:00 sign-in, 12:15 - 2:30 presentation & discussion
, Presidents Room, Coffman Memorial Union

It's time for the Diversity Through the Disciplines Symposium 2018 

The Institute for Diversity, Equity, and Advocacy is proud to host these presentations from past Multicultural Award Recipients. 


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