Critical Race Training in Education

Princeton University

Undergraduate

Mailing Address
Helm Building 330 Alexander Street, 3rd Floor
Princeton, New Jersey 08540
Phone
(609) 258-3000
Email address
uaoffice@princeton.edu
School Information
"Princeton University is a vibrant community of scholarship and learning that stands in the nation's service and the service of humanity. Chartered in 1746, Princeton is the fourth-oldest college in the United States. Princeton is an independent, coeducational, nondenominational institution that provides undergraduate and graduate instruction in the arts and humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and engineering. As a world-renowned research university, Princeton seeks to achieve the highest levels of distinction in the discovery and transmission of knowledge and understanding." The university enrolls over 8,100 student and has over 1,200 faculty across its 36 academic concentrations. (Source: https://admission.princeton.edu/academics/quick-facts-about-princeton)
General Information
Princeton University has taken the dramatic step of renaming its iconic Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs. Additionally, the university is currently exploring a new "degree" program, although the details have not yet been released. The university has also launched the RISE Fellowship to sponsor students and faculty who want to research systemic racism, anti-racism, racial justice, and the history of anti-racist movements. No mandatory Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. However, see developments below:

Critical Race Training Activity

  • Admissions Policies

    University will be exploring a new “degree-granting program”

  • Program and Research Funding

    RISE Fellowship program established for students and faculty who want to research systemic racism, anti-racism, racial justice, and the history of anti-racist movements.

  • Symbolic Actions

    Renaming of the Woodrow Wilson School for Public and International Affairs.

  • Resources

    "Wintersession", an event commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will feature a roundtable discussion on "race and racism at Princeton University" and a virtual gallery titled "To Be Known and Heard: Systemic Racism and Princeton University".

Last updated February 13th, 2021