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Monday, March 20, 2017 07:13 PM

Strategies for Resistance, Resilience, and Hope:
Supporting QTPOC on College Campuses

2017 Summer Institute Registration & Workshop Proposals

2017 Summer InstituteSaturday, June 17, 2017

North Carolina Central University

Submit a Workshop Proposal by Apr 24:

The Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals
, in conjunction with North Carolina Central University and the National Black Justice Coalition, is proud to offer this professional development opportunity to higher education colleagues to build networks across the region & country, discuss emerging trends in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) student services, and share knowledge and struggles in the work of supporting TQPOC students on college campuses. The institute is appropriate for all experience levels and professional roles.
Sponsored by the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals, North Carolina Central University, and the National Black Justice Coalition
Consortium members: $25
Grad students (non-members): $35
Regular registration (non-members): $60
Late Registration (starting June 11th): $100
For more information or information on sliding scale opportunities for registration, contact Meg Evans (the Consortium's Support Services Chair).
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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 04:33 PM

Celebrating 20 Years of the Consortium

The Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals celebrated our 20 year anniversary at Creating Change 2017 in Philadelphia. Please watch the video below to learn more our organization's history.

We'd like to give a special thank you to Demere Woolway, Ph.D. for putting together this special video
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Wednesday, February 15, 2017 04:33 PM

Statement on White House Rescinding Dear Colleague Letter on Trans Inclusion

The Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals condemns the action taken by the Trump administration in denying the civil rights of transgender students across the nation. The Trump administration recently rescinded the "Dear Colleague Letter on Transgender Students" that gave guidance to educational institutions on how to support trans students. The Consortium and its members who staff LGBTQ campus centers work to empower, build safety for, and affirm trans, genderqueer, and non-binary students, staff, and faculty on college and university campuses, and we will continue to do so.

We call on colleges and universities to legally encode in their institutional policies the rights that the Trump administration is no longer protecting. Furthermore, the Consortium urges institutions to continue to be bold and steadfast in their support for trans, genderqueer, and non-binary students, staff, and faculty: it is time that institutions rise up and support their trans students. Please refer to the resources linked below:

The Consortium Executive Board recognizes this is a dire landscape for trans students and professionals, and we see you and value the lives and labor of trans people in this work. We are here to provide assistance and guidance, and please reach out to us and colleagues as support and resources in this critical campus equity work.

-The Consortium Executive Board

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Thursday, December 15, 2016 03:58 PM

Creating Change 2017

Please join the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals in celebrating our 20 year anniversary at Creating Change 2017 in Philadelphia!

Creating Change 2017

Wednesday, January 18:
9am-6pm: Racial Justice Institute (Not Consortium sponsored, but we encourage Consortium members to attend)
7:30-9:30pm, Consortium Business Meeting (7:30pm-8pm Networking), Grand Ballroom D
9:30pm: 20th Anniversary Celebration, Grand Ballroom D 
Cash bar, free appetizers & birthday cake!

Thursday, January 19:
All Day: Consortium Institute, Liberty Ballroom A/B 
The Institute will feature a morning speaker, regions meeting time, lunch on your own, roundtable discussions in the afternoon, and wrap-up with a mix and mingle opportunity for members to network. If you are attending the institute, please use this link to provide additional information to the Consortium for Thursday's Institute.

Friday, January 20 (all in the Consortium Suite):
8-10am: TGQ Constituency Breakfast
12:30pm-1:45pm: LGBT2 Constituency Lunch
3-4pm: Regional Representatives Meeting
7-9pm: Past & Current Board Members Gathering
8-9pm: Meet & Greet with Executive Board

Saturday, January 21:
8-10am: Grad Student Breakfast, Consortium Suite
12:30-2pm: People of Color Constituency Lunch, Consortium Suite
3-6:15pm: Consortium Academy Session:
Advancing the Pipeline for QTPOC and TGQ Student Affairs Professionals, Room 410 (4th Floor)
7-9pm: Sober Social Night, Consortium Suite

Consortium Suite Hotel Room: TBA--We will update this page with the Consortium suite on Wednesday once we know the location. It will also be announced at the Consortium Business Meeting Wednesday Night.

Follow Consortium discussions at Creating Change with #lgbtcampusCC17 and we look forward to seeing you in Philadelphia!

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016 04:07 PM


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Summer 2017 Consortium Institute Call for Proposals

Would you like to bring the Consortium board to your campus? 

We are pleased to announce the Consortium's invitation for proposals to host the 2017 Day-Long Summer Institute! Your campus could host a professional development opportunity for your region. Since 2009, the Consortium board has hosted a summer planning retreat at different campuses across the U.S. including University at Albany-SUNY and University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Before the retreat, we have hosted a Consortium Summer Institute with the host institution. Since the retreat travels, we would like to take the retreat and institute to a new location where it can benefit our members. 

In the attached document (also found online at, you will find descriptions of the Institute and the partnership between the hosting institution and the Consortium. The detailed proposal form (pgs 3 - 7 of the attachment) includes an opportunity to outline proposed dates, venue(s), logistics and much more.

Consider inviting the Consortium board to your campus in Summer 2017. The deadline for proposals is Friday, December 16, 2016! What questions do you have?


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