Stonewall’s Legacy: LGBTQ Students in Higher Education

Mon, Sep 30, 2013 | 4:30 PM | Tyler Clementi Center (390 George Street)

Free and open to all members of the Rutgers University community. Click here for directions to the Tyler Clementi Center, located in the School of Social Work building at 390 George Street in downtown New Brunswick.

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The Tyler Clementi Center’s Issues in Higher Education working group discusses Susan Marine’s “Stonewall’s Legacy: Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Students in Higher Education,” a 2011 special report published by the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE). Reading of the ASHE report is encouraged—but not necessary—for attendance. Please note the selections for discussion: “Introduction and Overview” (1-5); “Bisexual, Gay, and Lesbian Student Development Since Stonewall” (35-58); “The BGLT Campus Resource Center” (81-100); and “Identity and Solidarity: The Next Steps in BGLT Student Inclusion and Equity” (101-111).


Mark Schuster is the senior dean of students at Rutgers University. He received a master’s degree in sport psychology and cultural studies of sport concurrently with his PhD coursework in higher education, both from the University of Iowa. An affiliate faculty in the American studies, psychology, and women’s and gender studies departments, he regularly teaches a course on sports in American culture.

Zaneta Rago is the assistant director of the Center for Social Justice Education and LGBT Communities. She graduated in 2010 from the Ramapo College of New Jersey with a BA in history and women and gender studies, and earned a master’s degree in higher education and student affairs from New York University. At Ramapo College, she discovered her passion for student affairs while working as a program coordinator and queer peer services coordinator at the Women’s Center on campus. At NYU, she served as the graduate assistant for the LGBTQ Student Center. She joined Rutgers in 2012.