Critical Race Training in Education

Northwestern University


Mailing Address
633 Clark St
Evanston, Illinois 60208
(847) 491-3741
School Information
"Northwestern is a comprehensive research university that is deeply interdisciplinary across multiple schools and units. Our rigorous yet empathetic academic environment provides a robust mixture of theory and practice, with an emphasis on top-tier research, new knowledge, creative expression and practical application. If you are at Northwestern, you are part of an innovative, collaborative, and multidimensional community delivering an impact that is rare in higher education." The university enrolls over 21,000 students across its 12 schools, as well as having a 6:1 student to faculty ratio, (Source: (Source:
General Information
University-wide, Northwestern has announced mandatory anti-racism training for its students. Although it has promised development of its curricular requirements, no specific changes to the curriculum have been articulated. Some schools have redirected students and web visitors to various Bond/bail funds for protestors and Black Lives Matter chapters. See developments below:

Critical Race Training Activity

  • Anti-Racism, Bias, and Diversity Training

    Anti-Racism Training, Development of Requirements

  • Curriculum Changes and Requirements

    Medical School will make “How to be an Anti-Racist” mandatory reading for the Summer of 2020.

  • Political Actions and Support for Anti-Racism

    Re-directs students to fundraisers for Bond/Bail funds and Black Lives Matter chapters.

  • Symbolic Actions

    Law school faculty introduced themselves as racists before an online townhall.

Last updated February 13th, 2021