Critical Race Training in Education

Luther College


Mailing Address
700 College Dr
Decorah, Iowa 52101
(563) 387-2000
Email address
School Information
"Located in the vibrant town of Decorah in northeastern Iowa, Luther is an undergraduate liberal arts college affiliated with the Lutheran Church (ELCA)... Founded in 1861 by Norwegian immigrants, Luther values its heritage, just as it values the diversity of its students, staff, and faculty, who hail from many faith backgrounds and heritages... The college strives to make Luther affordable for all students by offering scholarships, need-based aid, work study, and loan programs...Luther offers more than 60 majors and preprofessional programs leading to the bachelor of arts degree. The college’s learning philosophy highlights connections between disciplines. Its thoughtful and rigorous curriculum moves beyond immediate interests toward engagement in the larger world. This approach to education helps Luther earn inclusion in the top tier of national liberal arts colleges in the U.S. News and World Report’s college guide." The college also enrolls 2,050 students and has a 11:1 student-faculty ratio. (Source:
General Information
Luther College has not yet initiated a college-wide anti-racism plan. However, it has provided several resources for its students, including a lecture by Dr. Bettina Love, an author, activist, and public speaker. No mandatory Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. However, see developments below:

Critical Race Training Activity

  • Resources

    Dr. Bettina Love will give a lecture entitled "Living a Hip Hop and Abolitionist Life: Resistance, Creativity, Hip Hop Civics Ed, Intersectionality, and Black Joy".

Last updated February 13th, 2021