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Castleton University

Undergraduate School

Mailing Address
62 Alumni Dr
Castleton, Vermont 05735
Phone
(802) 468-5611
Email address
info@castleton.edu
School Information
"Castleton’s transformational education emphasizes undergraduate liberal arts and professional studies while also offering graduate programs. The University prepares its diverse students for relevant and meaningful careers in a global economy, advanced academic pursuits, and responsible citizenship." The university enrolls over 1,900 students, has over 75 programs of study, and has a 12:1 student-faculty ratio.
General Information
Castleton University's president promised to support anti-racism training for staff and faculty, as well as conducting a curriculum review to "combat systemic racism and implicit bias." No Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. See developments below:

Actions Taken

Admissions Policies
  • The university president pledged to "Provide co-curricular programming about racism and white privilege."
  • Castleton’s NAACP Student Chapter hosted a several Black History Month events with the University’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee.
  • Vermont State Colleges trustees instituted an "anti-racism pledge," along with a "racial equity audit."
Anti-Racism, Bias, and Diversity Training
  • The university president pledged to "Support anti-racism training for staff and faculty."
Curriculum Changes and Requirements
  • The university president pledged to "Review our curriculum in order to combat systemic racism and implicit bias."
Political Actions and Support for Anti-Racism
  • The university hosted the CuSeeMe Convocation, a part of the subcommittee of the Castleton campus Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee.
Symbolic Actions
  • Castleton's NAACP Student Chapter re-raised in Black Lives Matter flag in February 2022.
Last updated July 26th, 2022
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