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Centenary College of Louisiana

Undergraduate School

Mailing Address
2911 Centenary Boulevard
Shreveport, Louisiana 71104
(318) 869-5131
Email address
School Information
"Centenary College of Louisiana is a selective, residential, national liberal arts college. Founded in 1825 and affiliated with the United Methodist Church, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River" (Source: Centenary has a total undergraduate enrollment of about 550 students. The college offers 24 majors within 14 fields of study. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1.
General Information
Centenary has enacted numerous programs to support diversity. Namely, a Diversity Committee was created and this committee oversees the college's progress in diversity initiatives. A Diversity Week programming was also created. At this time, diversity training is being developed and is offered. See developments below:

Actions Taken

Anti-Racism, Bias, and Diversity Training
  • The Diversity Committee is charged to "provide ongoing diversity training for campus leaders, including administration, faculty, staff, and students."
  • Centenary's "Student Diversity Intern program and the Diversity Committee made up of faculty, staff, and students help plan and lead efforts to promote and celebrate diversity at the College and in the community at large." Many programs for diversity and inclusion are offered.
  • Centenary offers both diversity resources to students and diversity syllabi/reading lists for faculty.
  • Centenary offers Diversity Week programming.
Symbolic Actions
  • The Diversity Committee will "handle diversity-related disputes or issues on campus."
  • The Diversity Committee will "improve campus programs and policies regarding diversity, where appropriate."
Last updated July 26th, 2022
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