Critical Race Training in Education

Ohio State University

Undergraduate

Mailing Address
281 W Lane Ave
Columbus, Ohio 43210
Phone
(614) 292-6446
School Information
"For 150 years, The Ohio State University's campus in Columbus has been the stage for academic achievement and a laboratory for innovation. It's where friendships are forged. It's where rivalries and revelry are born. "The university's main campus is one of America's largest and most comprehensive. As Ohio's best and one of the nation's top-20 public universities, Ohio State is further recognized by a top-rated academic medical center and a premier cancer hospital and research center. As a land-grant university, Ohio State has a physical presence throughout the state, with campuses and research centers located around Ohio." The university offers over 12,000 courses, has a 19:1 student-faculty ratio, and enrolls over 14,400 students. (Source: https://visit.osu.edu/discover) (Source: http://undergrad.osu.edu/majors-and-academics/quick-facts) (Source: https://www.ohiohighered.org/sites/default/files/hei/final_ph_rpt_2020.xlsx)
General Information
Ohio State University has organized forums and launched a "university task force to examine issues related to racism and racial disparities on our campuses and in our community." It has also established "a $1 million fund to provide seed grants for Ohio State’s research and creative expression community to study the causes and effects of, and solutions to, racism and racial disparities." No Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. See developments below:

Critical Race Training Activity

  • Re-Imagining Policing

    The university president supports "an independent Citizens Review Board to review instances of alleged police misconduct."

  • Symbolic Actions

    The university announced, "We are establishing a university task force to examine issues related to racism and racial disparities on our campuses and in our community. The task force will bring forward specific recommendations for changes to specific policies, processes, practices, programs and/or positions that will help us be a better example of the ideal university."

  • Program and Research Funding

    The university announced, "The Office of Research has partnered with the Office of Diversity and Inclusion to establish a $1 million fund to provide seed grants for Ohio State’s research and creative expression community to study the causes and effects of, and solutions to, racism and racial disparities."

  • Resources

    The university will be organizing events and forums to have "Critical and incisive discussions."

Last updated May 28th, 2021