The Office of Diverse Community Affairs and LGBT Concerns, established in the spring of 1992 as a resource for students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning (LGBT/QQ). The office also provides student, staff, and faculty development activities on LGBT/QQ awareness and sensitivity. The director advises individual LGBT/QQ students and student groups, sponsors programs, and chairs the taskforce for LGBT concerns, a New Brunswick/Piscataway advocacy body for LGBT/QQ communities.
The office promotes intercultural relations among students through the provision of educational activities on issues of diversity, bias prevention, and multicultural leadership. The director chairs the bias prevention steering committee whose members monitor the climate for bias on the New Brunswick/Piscataway campus, compile data on bias incidents, and advise staff on intervention strategies.
Undergraduate and graduate students, staff, and faculty interested in issues of intercultural relations, bias prevention, and LGBT/QQ issues may contact the director of the office, Cheryl Clarke, at 3 Bartlett Street, College Avenue campus (732/932-1711, firstname.lastname@example.org) for assistance, advisement, counseling, and referral. Students who wish to report bias incidents may also contact the director.