1. Our Place on Campus Programs and Services forLGBT Higher Education Students
2. Bob SchoenbergDirectorUniversity of PennsylvaniaLesbian Gay BisexualTransgender CenterEstablished 1982
3. Moving the program forward
4. Today, there are approximately175 four-year colleges anduniversities with LGBT resourceoffices.This represents 4.2% of the4,140 four-year colleges anduniversities in the United States.
5. 1990 1996 1998 2001 2004 2011 11 groups 11 groups 14 groups 15 groups 19 groups 24 groupsCurrent Year:AlliesColors Project Penn Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender AlumniJewish Bisexuals Gays and Lesbians (J-BaGeL) Association (PennGALA)Lambda Alliance Nurses PUSH (Penn Understanding Sexuality inLambda Grads Healthcare)Lambda Law Penn’s Athletes and Allies Tackling HomophobiaLesbian and Gay Veterinary Medical Association (PATH)Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Employees QADSA (Queer & Ally Dental Student Association)at Penn (LEAP) QSWA (Queer Social Workers and Allies)LGBTPM (Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender People Queer Christian Fellowship (QCF)in Medicine) Queer Ladies at PennLGBTPM + (LGBT People in Medicine Plus) Queer People of Color (QPOC)Out for Business (Out4Biz) Queer Student Alliance (QSA)OutDesign Queer Undergraduates in Engineering, Science, &OutEd Technology Wharton Alliance
6. President Amy Gutmann
7. Some Current Issues and ChallengesAdmissionsAcademicsAthleticsBenefitsFraternities/SororitiesGender Identity ConcernsMental Health/Suicide PreventionAlumni Relations/Fundraising
8. The Future of the LGBT CenterMaintain and expand highest-quality programs and servicesContinue support of student organizations, including cooperation/collaboration among themAdvocate for equity in all aspects of the UniversityEngage alumniBuild gift fund and endowmentRetain highest-level national rankings