By Michael Gold
The Baltimore Sun
11:06 AM EDT, August 20, 2013
The University of Maryland, College Park was included on a list of the "Top 25 LGBT-Friendly Colleges and Universities" released by national advocacy group Campus Pride Tuesday.
The university was the only Maryland school to make the list, which was initially published by Huffington Post's Gay Voices section.
Campus Pride's list looks specifically at colleges' policies toward and institutional support of LGBT students in areas like housing, campus safety, counseling and student life. The organization's approach differs from that of the Princeton Review, which surveys students regarding campus atmosphere. (The Princeton Review's list was released earlier this month and did not include any Maryland colleges or universities.)
Here's the list of the top 25 - which, full disclosure, includes my alma mater - in alphabetical order:
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