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Dominican University

Undergraduate School

Mailing Address
7900 Division St
River Forest, Illinois 60305
Phone
(708) 366-2490
Email address
domadmis@dom.edu
School Information
"Our Mission: As a Sinsinawa Dominican-sponsored institution, Dominican University prepares students to pursue truth, to give compassionate service and to participate in the creation of a more just and humane world." The university enrolls over 3,100 students, has a student-faculty ratio of 11:1, and has over 50 undergraduate degree programs and 18 masters degree programs. (Source: https://www.dom.edu/about-dominican) (Source: https://www.dom.edu/about-dominican/dominican-glance)
General Information
In partnership with Concordia University and the Village of River Forest, Dominican University has adopted the framework of Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation (TRHT). This partnership will aim to start anti-racist initiatives in the River Forest community. As part of this, the university has observed its fifth annual National Day of Racial Reckoning. No mandatory Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. However, see developments below:

Actions Taken

Resources
  • The Rebecca Crown Library created a guide to help students "Find resources related to the Black Lives Matter movement."
Symbolic Actions
  • The Dean of the College of Applied Social Science said, "...there is no room in our programs and the professions we serve for passive anti-racism. The work that we do in the College and the professions that we develop students for has direct impact on relieving the oppression of minoritized groups..."
Last updated July 26th, 2022
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