Critical Race Training in Education

Central Michigan University

Undergraduate

Mailing Address
1200 S Franklin St
Mt Pleasant, Michigan 48859
Phone
(989) 774-4000
Email address
cmuadmit@cmich.edu
School Information
"From our roots as a teachers' college, CMU offers an essential liberal arts foundation and nationally acclaimed programs in areas ranging from the health professions and engineering, to business and communications, and science and technology...Established in 1892, CMU has more than 16,000 students on its Mount Pleasant campus and more than 8,000 enrolled online and at more than 30 locations across North America. More than 20 percent of CMU's main campus students supplement their on-campus classes with online courses...Among just five percent of U.S. universities in the highest two Carnegie research classifications, CMU offers approximately 300 academic programs at the undergraduate, master's, specialist and doctoral levels." (Source: https://www.cmich.edu/about/Pages/default.aspx)
General Information
Central Michigan University has embedded diversity into the hiring of its faculty. As part of its Anti-Racism Plan, members of faculty and staff search committees will be required to undergo mandatory implicit bias training. Additionally, the university invited Dr. Ibram X. Kendi to discuss anti-racism in American history, policy, and social structures, as a resource for its students. No mandatory Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. However, see developments below:

Critical Race Training Activity

  • Anti-Racism, Bias, and Diversity Training

    As part of its Anti-Racism Plan, members of faculty and staff search committees will be required to undergo mandatory implicit bias training.

  • Resources

    University hosted Boston University professor, Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, to discuss anti-racism in American history, policy, and social structures.

Last updated February 13th, 2021