Critical Race Training in Education

Louisiana State University

Undergraduate

Mailing Address
Louisiana State University
Pleasant Hall
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803
Phone
(225) 578-3202
Email address
admissions@lsu.edu
School Information
"As the Flagship institution of the state, the vision of Louisiana State University is to be a leading research-extensive university, challenging undergraduate and graduate students to achieve the highest levels of intellectual and personal development. Designated as a Land, Sea, and Space Grant institution, the mission of Louisiana State University is the generation, preservation, dissemination, and application of knowledge and cultivation of the arts." The university enrolls over 34,200 students, offers academic programs through its 17 academic units, and employs over 1,500 academic staff. (https://www.lsu.edu/about/mission.php) (https://www.lsu.edu/bgtplan/facts/pdfs/2020fallfacts_final.pdf)
General Information
Louisiana State University is considering measures to implement CRT into undergraduate education. LSU's library includes Critical Race Theory resources. There is also a recent proposal presented to the faculty senate to make a CRT course mandatory for graduation. No Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. See developments below:

Critical Race Training Activity

  • Curriculum Changes and Requirements

    There is a recent proposal presented to the faculty senate to make a CRT course mandatory for graduation.

  • Resources

    The LSU LIbrary includes a section called Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Resources, which, includes CRT materials.

  • Program and Research Funding

    After twenty years, Louisiana State University is launching a department "devoted to African and African American studies". The department will offer ""dimensions of African & African American thought and practice in contemporary and historical perspective" and "add some truth to the history books".

Last updated June 9th, 2021