Critical Race Training in Education

University of Notre Dame


Mailing Address
220 Main Ave
Notre Dame, Indiana 46556
(574) 631-5000
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School Information
"Notre Dame is a leading American research university that offers undergraduate, professional, and graduate students a chance to pursue their academic endeavors in a unique scholarly community. Enriched by Catholic intellectual and cultural traditions, it is a place that throughout its history has sought to bring knowledge into service of justice...Today undergraduates at Notre Dame pursue those inquiries in the varied majors, minors and programs, offered by Arts and Letters, Business, Science, Engineering, Architecture, and Global Affairs...Professional degree candidates in Law, Business, and Architecture at Notre Dame find academic rigor, liberating discoveries in classrooms and studios, and skilled mentoring by accomplished practitioners." (Source:
General Information
The University of Notre Dame has announced that its cultural competency requirement will be "enhanced", although the university has not yet made clear if changes to the curriculum will occur. Additionally, the Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights will be offering an optional course titled “Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary”. It is not yet clear whether the enhancement of the requirement will involve implementation of C.R.T. See developments below:


  • Curriculum Changes and Requirements

    Cultural Competency will be enhanced.

  • Resources

    Klau Center for Civil and Human Rights will be offering a course titled “Building an Anti-Racist Vocabulary”.

  • Symbolic Actions

    Murals of Christopher Columbus were covered.

  • Program and Research Funding

    The university launched the "Initiative on Race and Resilience" focused on "the redress of systemic racism and the support of communities of color both within and beyond the Notre Dame campus"

Last updated July 31st, 2021