- Mailing Address
1 John Marshall Dr
Huntington, West Virginia 25755
- (304) 696-3170
- Email address
- School Information
- "Marshall University is a public comprehensive university with a rich history as one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in West Virginia. Founded in 1837 and named after Chief Justice John Marshall, definer of the Constitution, Marshall University advances the public good through innovative, accredited educational programs." The university enrolls over 12,800 students, has an 18:1 student-faculty ratio, and has 57 bachelor's degree programs, 52 master's degree programs, and four doctoral degree programs (Source: https://www.marshall.edu/mission/) (Source: https://www.marshall.edu/quick-facts/)
- General Information
- Since the summer of 2020, the university has implemented mandatory HR training for its employees on anti-racism (with options for students being explored) and pledged to schedule listening sessions with students to discuss racism. No mandatory Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. However, see developments below:
- Political Actions and Support for Anti-Racism
Marshall University will be accepting nominations for its Diversity Awards for individuals who “celebrated, supported or enhanced diversity at Marshall.” Deadline: March 16, 2022
The university will also "schedule listening sessions with students in the fall to discuss racism and barriers to Black student success and the success of other non-majority groups at Marshall."
The university hosted a Virtual Book Discussion with President Gilbert on Ibram X. Kendi’s How to be an Antiracist on April 14, 2021.