Critical Race Training in Education

Agnes Scott College

Undergraduate

Mailing Address
141 College Ave.
Decatur, Georgia 30030
Phone
(404) 471-6285
Email address
admission@agnesscott.edu
School Information
"Agnes Scott College was established in 1889 with a distinctive mission: to educate women for the betterment of their families and the elevation of their region. Today, that mission has evolved into a commitment to educate students from around the world to 'think deeply, live honorably and engage the intellectual and social challenges of their times.'” (Source: https://www.agnesscott.edu/about/history/index.html). The school's total enrollment is over 1,000. Over 30 undergraduate majors and minors are offered and the college hosts a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.
General Information
In response to the death of George Floyd, a Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation anti-racism website was created. Numerous resources for anti-racism are offered. In addition, a Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion plan was created which encourages all members of the campus community to undergo JEDI training. See developments below:

Activity

  • Resources

    The college created a Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation anti-racism website.

  • Resources

    Agnes Scott's Division of Equity and Inclusion has the Gay Johnson McDougall Center for Global Diversity and Inclusion which functions to "encourage students, faculty, and staff alike to participate in professional development programs and events focused on inclusive excellence."

  • Anti-Racism, Bias, and Diversity Training

    Agnes Scott offers diversity training optionally.

  • Program and Research Funding

    The college gives students scholarships if the students engage in initiatives for inclusion.

  • Anti-Racism, Bias, and Diversity Training

    The college conducts "Race and Ethnicity in Sports Training."

  • Resources

    The college offers numerous resources and hosts various events for anti-racism.

  • Program and Research Funding

    Agnes Scott has received 6 presidential campus grants in Fall 2020 for initiatives related to race, such as "Decolonizing the Curriculum, One Syllabus at a Time: Pedagogy as Social Justice."

  • Resources

    Agnes Scott held numerous events in Fall 2020 and in Spring 2021 related to topics such as "racial healing."

  • Resources

    Agnes Scott will "establish a board of advisors on justice, equity, diversity and inclusion issues."

  • Anti-Racism, Bias, and Diversity Training

    Per the JEDI plan, all members of the campus community were "encouraged to commit to" various steps to take, including "in-depth training on justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion issues."

  • Symbolic Actions

    The college has developed a webinar series titled, "The Truth, Racial Healing and Transformation courageous conversations about racism and hate."

  • Symbolic Actions

    On September 21, 2021, it was announced that the college received the INSIGHT Into Diversity 2021 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award.

Last updated December 20th, 2021