UMF named Best of the Best LGBTQ-friendly colleges & universities for 2020-21

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FARMINGTON, ME  (November 16, 2020)—The Campus Pride Index, an overall indicator of institutional commitment to LGBTQ-inclusive policy, program, and practice, has named the University of Maine at Farmington “Best of the Best LGBTQ-friendly colleges & universities for 2020-21” with 4 out of 5 stars.

Best of the Best Campus Pride logoThe Campus Pride Index assists campuses in learning ways to improve their LGBTQ campus life and ultimately shape the educational experience to be more inclusive, welcoming and respectful of LGBTQ and ally people.

Campuses are scored on eight inclusion factors, including Policy Inclusion, Support & Institutional Commitment, Academic Life, Student Life, Housing & Residence Life, Campus Safety, Counseling & Health, and Recruitment & Retention Efforts.

UMF scores among the top colleges in Maine making the Campus Pride Index, and received a perfect 5 stars for Housing & Residence Life and Counseling & Health.

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