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LGBT Resource Office


East Carolina University
B-103 Brewster Building
Mail Stop 567
Greenville, NC 27858



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The GLBTSU is East Carolina University's gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender student group.  The organization was first founded in 1994 under the name B-GLAD (Bisexual, Gay, Lesbian and Allies for Diversity). The purpose of the organization is to promote awareness, diversity, and acceptance of the GLBT community to ECU students, faculty and the community.

Location: Fall 2011 meetings are Tuesday nights at 5 
in Mendenhall Student Center Room 221 beginning 
August 23rd
Advisor: Aaron Lucier 


LGBT and Ally Graduate Student Group

An informal group of LGBT and Ally graduate students meets socially once a month.  E-mail Summer Wisdom for more information regarding this group.


LGBT and Ally Faculty and Staff Lunch Group

An informal meeting of LGBT and Ally faculty and staff.  The group meets for lunch every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month at noon.  E-mail Summer Wisdom for more information regarding this group.


Ledonia Wright Cultural Center

The LWCC facilitates a campus-wide and sustained effort to support campus diversity, and to enrich student skill development through the design, implementation and promotion of cultural competence educational opportunities for all ECU students.

Location: Bloxton House 
Director of Programming: Melissa Haithcox-Dennis


Center for Counseling and Student Development

The Center for Counseling and Student Development is sensitive to diversity and the richness of human differences.  Our service and training missions as well as our work ethic exemplify our commitment to treat staff and students as valued and respected individuals across all differences.  Thus, the Center's policies, procedures, activities, relationships and interactions with individuals and groups in the campus community reflect these values.

Location: 1st first floor of Umstead Building, Room 137. Enter through the back entrance facing Slay Building, turn right and follow the signs to check in.
P: 252-328-6661
LGBT Support Group Coordinator: Dr. Stanley 


Center for Diversity and Inequality Research

The primary goals of the Center for Diversity and Inequality Research (CDIR) are scientific research, public policy, and public advocacy focused upon the broad issues of race and ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, and disability.  Collaborative and interdisciplinary, CDIR initiates and partners with others to understand diversity and inequality issues as they may appear in Eastern North Carolina, the state, the nation, and around the globe.  CDIR is premised upon engagement in the campus and wider community as it promotes and facilitates undergraduate and graduate education in the classroom, the lab, and in the field.

Location: Brewster D-303 
P: 252-328-6147
Director: Jim Mitchell


Office of Equity Diversity and Community Relations

Under Associate Provost for Equity, Diversity and Community Relations Dr. Taffye Benson Clayton, the Office of Equity, Diversity and Community Relations’ vision is to be an employer and educational institution of choice that demonstrates the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion in every facet of our organization and develops culturally competent students, faculty and staff prepared for 21st century leadership.

Location: Old Cafeteria Complex, Suite G 406
P: 252-328-6804


Women’s Studies

As part of ECU's commitment to enhancing students' understanding of America's multicultural heritage and global inter-connectedness, the Women's Studies program provides a broad range of courses which examine how women are affected by such factors as gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, class, political and economic structures, and social systems across disciplinary boundaries. Students are encouraged to study causes and to seek solutions to the many contemporary issues vital to the survival of both men and women. The ECU Women's Studies Program offers a minor on both the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as a BA.

Location: Brewster B-103A 
P: 252-328-6092
Director: Dr.Marieke Van Willigen


Victim Services

Victim Advocacy provides assistance to any member of the ECU Community who has been the victim or witness to a crime or other traumatic event.  The Victim Advocate provides support and guidance in the following ways: an opportunity to talk about what happened, accompaniment to meetings, court hearings, etc. to  serve as a liaison, referrals to campus, community and state resources, provide information to help with deciding on a course of action, planning for your future safety and that of your friends through workshops and presentations

Location: Mendenhall Student Center room 125 
P: 252-737-1466
Director: Sue Molhan


Student Legal Services

ECU-SLS is an advisory service.  While we do not represent students in court on legal matters, we will work with you to determine whether you need representation by a lawyer.  We also provide mediation services, and the attorney client privilege and confidentiality are assured. Peter Romary serves as the Director of Student Legal Services. He has been working with students at ECU since 1994. He is an attorney licensed to practice law in North Carolina, the District of Columbia and before the US Supreme Court as well as being a Certified Arbitrator and Mediator.

Location: Old Cafeteria Building 2301-2304 
P: 252-737-1067
Director: Peter Romery


The Dean of Student's Office

The East Carolina University Dean of Students Office is the central campus resource for addressing student complaints and inquiries.  The office works directly with students to help solve problems, to assist in individual and group crisis management, and to advocate for students when appropriate. Students are encouraged to visit the staff in the Dean's Office to discuss ideas, personal issues, or general concerns about student life at East Carolina University.  The Dean of Students is the ECU official contact for discrimination complaints against students.

Location: 362 Wright Building Annex
P: 252-328-9174