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Missouri State University

Undergraduate School

Mailing Address
901 S National Ave
Springfield, Missouri 65897
Phone
(417) 836-5000
Email address
info@missouristate.edu
School Information
"Missouri State University is a public university system with students who come from all over Missouri, the nation and the world. "We are a close-knit community of passionate and steadfast learners committed to ethical leadership, cultural competence and community engagement. Those are the pillars of the university’s unique public affairs mission, granted to us by the Missouri General Assembly. "The system has four physical campuses — three in Missouri and one in Dalian, China — and an outreach program for any time, any place learning." The university enrolls over 26,000 students and has 102 Bachelors programs, 61 Masters programs, and seven doctoral programs. (Source: https://www.missouristate.edu/about/)
General Information
As part of its antiracist efforts, Missouri State University is providing grants to faculty for "anti-racism modules". This grant program aims to bring "anti-racism elements" into the statistics curricula. No mandatory Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. However, see developments below:

Actions Taken

Program and Research Funding
  • Missouri State University gave a researcher a grant to bring "anti-racism elements" into statistics courses and curricula.
  • The Sociology Department is now offering anti-racism modules to its courses and has received a $3,750 grant to promote curriculum changes.
Symbolic Actions
  • The university formally announced its commitment to Anti-Racism and provided students and faculty with resources in October 2021.
  • The Music Department created the Diversity, Inclusion & Anti-Racism Committee in January 2022. It plans on providing a list of resources and hosting a series of panel discussions in the future.
  • The Art and Design Department announced its commitment to DEI initiatives and offered students "Anti-Racist Curriculum Resources."
Last updated July 26th, 2022
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