SUNY Makes Historical Debut In Pride March

Over 300 participants from SUNY moved along the streets of New York City for the first time in the city’s Pride March last Friday.

“I realized how significant it was that we were there,” said SUNY Student Assembly President and SUNY Trustee Marc J. Cohen in an email to USA TODAY College. “The largest system of public higher education in the nation was saying with a loud, clear voice, ‘We stand committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.’”

SUNY has pushed new measures in recent years at inclusiveness towards the LGBT community. SUNY schools now have an option for students to identify as LGBT. The board of trustees also established a policy that requires every campus to develop diversity strategies and inclusiveness for the campus community.

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