It's the people at The University of Tennessee-Knoxville that makes it so special. As Dr. Cheek reminds us, "we need to be welcoming to all and hostile to none." Join us in helping to make our campus a place where everyone feels welcomed, valued, respected, and one day, equal. Get involved, together we can make a difference and together we will.
Keith Kirkland, Chair
The Commission for LGBT People at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville was established by Chancellor Crabtree in November 2006. The Commission held its first meeting on December 12, 2006.
[Commission Bylaws - Revised May 2011]
Commission members are appointed by the chancellor. The Commission for LGBT People at UT Knoxville is comprised of LGBT faculty, staff, students, as well as LGBT allies*.
The Commission shall:
*An Ally is a non-lesbian, gay man, bisexual, or transgender person who works towards combating homophobia, transphobia and heterosexism, both on a personal and institutional level.