Critical Race Training in Education

Rochester Institute of Technology


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One Lomb Memorial Drive
Rochester, New York 14623
(585) 475-2411
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School Information
"Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with nearly 19,000 students and more than 135,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. At RIT, we are always on to something amazing." The university enrolls over 18,600 students across its 11 schools and employs over 1,500 faculty. (Source:
General Information
The university has not yet implemented university-wide initiatives. However, RIT has created an anti-racism pledge and campaign specifically for its white male faculty. No challenges have been made against this program. No mandatory Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. However, see developments below:

Critical Race Training Activity

  • Political Actions and Support for Anti-Racism

    University created an anti-racism pledge and campaign for white male faculty.

Last updated February 13th, 2021