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Barnard College votes to admit transgender women

Thursday, June 4, 2015
Barnard College has decided to admit transgender women, becoming the latest women's college to issue a new policy acknowledging the fluidity and complexity of gender. ...

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Barnard College works toward a new policy on transgender student admissions

Sunday, May 31, 2015
Branard College
Next week, Barnard's trustees are expected to vote on an issue that has arrived loudly and emphatically on the front burner for women's colleges across the nation: transgender admissions. ...

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Smith College votes to accept transgender applicants

Sunday, May 3, 2015
Smith College, Northampton, Mass.
Smith President Kathleen McCartney said in announcing the change that "In the years since Smith's founding, concepts of female identity have evolved." ...

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Iowa college to offer LGBT student housing

Friday, May 1, 2015
Iowa Western Community College set aside a cluster of suite-style apartments to create an optional community-style living environment for LGBT students. ...

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University of New Mexico students approve ‘gender‑neutral’ constitution

Wednesday, April 15, 2015
University of New Mexico
Students at the University of New Mexico have voted to make all pronouns in the student government's constitution gender-neutral. ...

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Kansas panel advances bill protecting college religious groups amid protest fears

Friday, April 3, 2015
A GOP lawmaker warns that Kansas risks similar backlash as Indiana and Arkansas if lawmakers pass a bill aimed at protecting college religious groups, but a colleague said heeding such concerns would be "catering to the mob." ...

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Judge: University of Pittsburgh transgender locker room ban didn’t discriminate

Thursday, April 2, 2015
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit from a transgender man who alleged the University of Pittsburgh expelled and subjected him to FBI scrutiny after a dispute over using a men's locker room. ...

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Missouri bills would ban gender neutral university housing, unisex bathrooms

Sunday, March 29, 2015
Missouri state capitol in Jefferson City.
Gender-neutral university housing and many unisex public bathrooms would be banned in Missouri under bills that have been introduced in the Legislature. ...

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Kansas Senate approves bill allowing campus religious groups to discriminate

Friday, March 20, 2015
Kansas state capitol in Topeka.
The bill would prevent state universities, community colleges and technical colleges from refusing to recognize or denying campus resources to religious groups that limit their memberships. ...

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All-women’s Wellesley College to admit transgender students

Thursday, March 5, 2015
Wellesley College
School officials say "Wellesley will consider for admission any applicant who lives as a woman and consistently identifies as a woman." ...

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