Bette J. Dickerson, Ph.D. and Associate Professor of Sociology at American University, visits campus and conducts a series of workshops for students, staff and faculty.
The First Queer Student Retreat takes place.
The Diversity Center, Residential Life, and Student Involvement and Leadership sponsor the first Tunnel of Oppression.
The Kandel-Oleksak Scholarship is established.
The Women’s Center and Diversity Center receive first Pride Grant, building capacity for supporting Queer student retention and persistence.
First Interfaith prayer and meditation space, Reflection Room, established by The Diversity Center.
PLU partners with Greater Tacoma Community Foundation to bring South African human rights activist, Desmond Tutu to the Tacoma Dome for “Be The Spark” event.
PLU joins President Obama’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge.
In collaboration with Oasis Youth Center, The Diversity Center hosts the first Queer Prom.
The Women’s Center and the Bystander Coalition begin training all student-athletes annually in bystander basics.
First in the Family Residential Learning Community (RLC) for first-generation identified students established.
Residence Hall Congress approves gender-neutral housing proposal.
First in the Family Residential Learning Community becomes first RLC at PLU to have “linked courses.”
Dr. Carolyn Finney attends University Fall Conference.
Provost Steve Starkovich appoints the Ad Hoc Committee on Diversity, Justice and Sustainability to provide recommendations to the campus community on how best to achieve a diverse, just and sustainable campus.
The Diversity Center, Women’s Center and Center for Community Engagement and Service co-host PLU for Ferguson in the Scandinavian Cultural Center of the Anderson University Center to provide a place of healing and dialogue after the protests in Ferguson, Mo.
Coordinator of Sustainability Integration is hired in the Diversity Center.
Dr. Robin DiAngelo presents at University Fall Conference.
The Women’s Center creates map of Gender Inclusive restrooms on campus.
Women’s Center hosts first Gender Reconciliation Retreat.