Critical Race Training in Education

Minot State University

Undergraduate

Mailing Address
500 University Avenue West
Minot, North Dakota 58707
Phone
(701) 858-3350
Email address
askmsu@minotstateu.edu
School Information
"Minot State University is a public university dedicated to excellence in education, scholarship, and community engagement achieved through rigorous academic experiences, active learning environments, commitment to public service, and a vibrant campus life" (Source: https://www.minotstateu.edu/strategicplan/). Minot offers over 100 academic programs with approximately 3,000 students enrolled. The school has a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1.
General Information
MSU has created a Diversity Council in order to engage in the movement for anti-racism. MSU has also instituted anti-racism training for student-athletes and the athletics staff. MSU offers some courses on DEI. See developments below:

Activity

  • Anti-Racism, Bias, and Diversity Training

    As part of MSU's Strategic Plan, the school will "extend diversity and inclusion awareness for campus community."

  • Symbolic Actions

    MSU has a Diversity Council which "helps support and promote events that foster a diverse and inclusive campus community."

  • Resources

    The Diversity Council additionally "provides matching funds to cover the cost of events that foster diversity and inclusion on the Minot State University campus."

  • Resources

    MSU has a list of resources for anti-bias and anti-racism relevant to curriculum and training.

  • Resources

    MSU will soon hire a Director of DEI given that this was an approved recommendation made in 2021.

  • Anti-Racism, Bias, and Diversity Training

    On October 22, 2020, MSU announced that its Athletics Department will "educate and train Minot State University student-athletes and athletics department staff on the topics of diversity, inclusion, and cultural intelligence."

  • Admissions Policies

    On October 22, 2020, MSU stated that it will "increase the recruitment and retention of minority and underrepresented student-athletes and athletics department staff at MSU."

  • Symbolic Actions

    On October 22, 2020, MSU stated that it will "promote the institution's commitment to the NCAA Presidential Pledge to Promote Diversity & Gender Equity in Intercollegiate Athletics."

  • Symbolic Actions

    On June 13, 2020, MSU released a letter stating, "In reflecting on the brutality of George Floyd's death, I am mindful of MSU's role in helping foster positive change, supporting our students, fighting the evils of racism and prejudice, and providing an outlet for expression and dialogue."

  • Political Actions and Support for Anti-Racism

    In Fall 2019, MSU held an event called "How Can We Be Anti-Racist?"

Last updated December 6th, 2021