Critical Race Training in Education

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Undergraduate

Mailing Address
300 W. 13th Street
106 Parker Hall
Rolla, Missouri 65409
Phone
(573) 341-6731
Email address
admissions@mst.edu
School Information
"Founded in 1870 as one of the first technological institutions west of the Mississippi, we’ve been building on our heritage of discovery, creativity and innovation to equip and inspire today’s students to meet tomorrow’s great global challenges." 101 degree programs within 40 areas of study are offered, including "computer science, business, engineering, humanities, and liberal arts." Furthermore, there are "approximately 5,700 undergraduate and 1,545 graduate students" (Source: https://www.mst.edu/about/). The Missouri University of Science and Technology has a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.
General Information
The Missouri University of Science and Technology has created a strategic plan for diversity. The university has instituted Student Diversity Initiatives as well as a Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Diversity and Inclusion. Diversity 101 training was created for students, in addition to a minor in Multiculturalism and Diversity. See developments below:

Activity

  • Resources

    The Curtis Laws Wilson Library offers an "Anti-Racism and You" subject guide, which includes "How to Be an Anti-Racist" by Ibram X. Kendi.

  • Resources

    The university plans to "create an infrastructure that supports diversity goals within the University’s strategic plan and ensure that policies and processes reflect diversity and inclusion goals." The school also has created the Office of the Chief Diversity Officer.

  • Resources

    The university states that, "Through programs and partnerships, Student Diversity Initiatives (SDI) supports diversity-related programming and promotes awareness about female, multicultural, and LGBTQA related issues, while also supporting first generation and low-income students."

  • Resources

    The university has created its Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Diversity and Inclusion, which is "charged with developing a comprehensive approach to diversity and inclusion for faculty, staff, and students."

  • Curriculum Changes and Requirements

    As part of Student Diversity Initiatives, Diversity 101 training is given to students.

  • Resources

    In 2014, the university established its Diversity House.

  • Symbolic Actions

    On April 20, 2021, the university released its response to the verdict for Derek Chauvin's trial, stating, "The media coverage of this trial has vividly reminded us of the presence of racism, discrimination and violence toward Black people, and of our responsibilities to pursue our ideals of equity and respect toward others. Other recent incidents of violence toward people of color and others also serve as bitter reminders of racism in our society. As a result of these tragic incidents, many members of our campus community are suffering from trauma."

  • Curriculum Changes and Requirements

    The university offers a Multiculturalism and Diversity Minor.

Last updated March 2nd, 2022