Critical Race Training in Education

Ottawa University – Kansas

Undergraduate

Mailing Address
1001 S. Cedar St.
Ottawa, Kansas 66067
Phone
(800) 755-5200
Email address
admiss@ottawa.edu
School Information
"Building on its foundation as a Christ-inspired community of grace and open inquiry, Ottawa University prepares professional and liberal arts graduates for lifetimes of personal significance, vocational fulfillment, and service to God and humanity" (Source: https://www.ottawa.edu/about/mission-and-vision). Founded in 1865, OUKS enrolls over 700 students and has a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1.
General Information
Ottawa has crafted a Diversify Statement which discusses the university's commitment to diversity. OUKS also incorporates the concept of cultural competence into some departments, and offers library resources. At this time, no mandatory Critical Race Training is being instituted. See developments below:

Activity

  • Symbolic Actions

    OAKS has a lengthy Diversity Statement which states that the university will engage in diversity "beyond mere study."

  • Symbolic Actions

    On August 5, 2020, OAKS released an article discussing cultural competency and why it is important to the institution.

  • Curriculum Changes and Requirements

    OAKS' Physical Education program calls upon students to gain "an awareness of cultural diversity and the social and political contexts of education."

  • Resources

    The Gangwish Library is committed to "providing diverse materials that represent cultural, ethical, philosophical, educational, and religious perspectives."

  • Resources

    OUKS has a Diversity Activities Board which "is an organization designed to facilitate a shared knowledge of diversity and culture competency on the Ottawa Campus and in the Ottawa Community."

  • Curriculum Changes and Requirements

    Students in the Bachelor of Arts in Human and Social Services program "will develop skills in cultural competence by learning about issues of diversity and social equity."

Critical Race Training Courses Offered

Last updated December 9th, 2021