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GLUU: Domestic Partner Benefits

The Gay and Lesbian University Union of Northwestern University
Date: November 14, 1995
Press Release for distribution to local media.

Evanston, IL-- At its November 13 meeting, the Northwestern University Board of Trustees approved an administrative proposal by President Henry Bienen to extend benefits to the same-sex domestic partners of faculty, staff, and students. The decision culminates over five years of advocacy by various university organizations, including the Gay and Lesbian University Union (GLUU) and the Bisexual, Gay and Lesbian Alliance (BGALA).

Northwestern University offers domestic partner benefits to faculty, staff and students who qualify.

The NU HR dept. has general information on eligibility for domestic partner benefits.

To download the application to declare a domestic partnership, go to the human resources forms download page.

To download the application to terminate a domestic partnership, go to the human resources forms download page.

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Updated: 5/29/2008