- Mailing Address
1 Dent Dr,
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 17837
- (570) 577-2000
- Email address
- School Information
- "We're a life-changing university in central Pennsylvania where liberal arts and professional programs complement each other through the intersection of our three nationally recognized colleges: Arts & Sciences, Engineering and the Freeman College of Management." The university enrolls over 3,700 students, employs over 360 faculty, and offers 65 academic majors. (Source: https://www.bucknell.edu/meet-bucknell) (Source: https://www.bucknell.edu/meet-bucknell/fast-facts)
- General Information
- Bucknell University is taking multiple steps to implement its initiative to "support diverse communities". Among other actions, the university has created an Anti-Racism fund and is considering the incorporation of "the study of injustice and inequality across the curriculum." No Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. See developments below:
- Curriculum Changes and Requirements
The university is "committed to incorporating the study of injustice and inequality across the curriculum." It is also considering coursework on the "role of privilege in contemporary society."
As part of the College of Arts and Sciences College Core Curriculum Requirements for a Bachelor’s degree, all undergraduate students are required to complete one course in Diversity in the US.
- Program and Research Funding
"...an Anti-Racism Fund will support campus-wide anti-racism and anti-bias efforts including but not limited to facilitator training, resource materials, curriculum development, and faculty, staff and student education and programming."
A new National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE grant will support the university’s Plan for 2025 strategic goal “among faculty by funding a project to identify and address systemic inequities and advancement barriers related to gender, race, and ethnicity among the University faculty.