Supporting Students' Gender Identity: Navigating Policy and Practical Issues in Creating Inclusive Campus Information Systems

Wednesday, November 01 | 11:30AM–12:00PM ET | Meeting Room 102A/B, 100 Level
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Facilitated Content (e.g., EDUCAUSE Connect) session
Colleges and universities work to design information systems that accurately reflect identities. Increasingly members of our communities identify as transgender and/or gender-nonconforming and seek flexibility in identifying preferred names and pronouns. Come learn about the work of an EDUCAUSE task force charged to identify best practices in this area.

Outcomes: Learn about policy and implementation issues required to incorporate preferred names and pronouns in information systems * Identify colleges and universities that are models in this domain * Leave with a set of resources designed to facilitate work at your campus


  • Geoff Nathan

    Consultant, Wayne State University
  • Andrea Nixon

    Retired Staff, Carleton College

Resources & Downloads

  • Nixon Nathan Supporting Students Gender Identity Final

    116 KB, pdf - Updated on 1/22/2024
  • Nixon Nathan Supporting Students Gender Identity Final 1

    59 KB, pptx - Updated on 1/22/2024