Critical Race Training in Education

Creighton University

Undergraduate

Mailing Address
2500 California Plaza
Omaha, Nebraska 68178
Phone
(402) 280-2700
School Information
"Creighton University, located in Omaha, Nebraska, offers a top-ranked education in the Jesuit tradition for people who want to contribute something meaningful to the world. It’s where students, faculty and staff thrive in a supportive community committed to Jesuit, Catholic values and traditions. Here, students learn to become leaders through service to others." The university enrolls over 8,800 students, has an 11:1 student-faculty ratio, and has a "Magis Core Curriculum" for undergraduate students. (Source: https://www.creighton.edu/about)
General Information
Creighton University has launched its own diversity and inclusion initiative, consisting of the provision of anti-racism resources, the formation of the president's "Inclusive Excellence Council". and "Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation" goals. No mandatory Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. However, see developments below:

Critical Race Training Activity

  • Resources

    The university has provided a series of anti-racism resources ranging from reading materials to educators' guides.

  • Symbolic Actions

    The president of the university announced the creation of an "Inclusive Excellence Council".

  • Symbolic Actions

    University leadership released a list of "Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation" goals which included a goal to examine "everyday practices (systemic and individual, historical and ongoing) that reproduce and resist racism at Creighton and in the local community" and another goal to "promote University-wide trainings, dialogues and educational opportunities that seek truth, racial healing and transformation."

Last updated February 13th, 2021