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The Commission for LGBT People is a body appointed by the chancellor to advise on planning, implementation, and evaluation of university programs, policies, and services designed to improve the status of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people on the Knoxville campus.

Apply to be on the Commission for LGBT People!

Please submit your application to join the Commission by May 15.


The Commission, in its role as an advocacy group, is committed to the protection and advancement of LGBT students, faculty, and staff at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

LGBT Mentoring Program

The Commission sponsors the LGBT Mentoring Program that matches undergraduate student mentees and faculty and staff mentors and encourages professional and career development.


Upcoming Meetings


The Commission will hold its first meeting on September 12th from 12-1 p.m. in Hodges Library, room 605.


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