Critical Race Training in Education

Rogers State University

Undergraduate

Mailing Address
1701 W. Will Rogers Blvd.
Markham Hall Room 249
Claremore, Oklahoma 74017
Phone
(918) 343-7546
Email address
admissions@rsu.edu
School Information
"RSU was founded in 1909 – just two years after Oklahoma was granted statehood. The university was officially established as Eastern University Preparatory School in Claremore by the Oklahoma Legislature in its second session. The mission of the Eastern University Preparatory School was to prepare the sons and daughters of Native Americans, farmers, and ranchers for entry into the colleges and universities of Oklahoma" (Source: https://www.rsu.edu/about/history/). The university has a total of 3,198 students enrolled, with 221 faculty members. The school's student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1 for undergraduates and 13 to 1 for graduates. The university offers classes in person at three campuses and online as well. The university offers Bachelor's, Master's, and associate degrees.
General Information
Rogers State University requires all students to take UNIV 1152 The University Experience, which is a course that incorporates DEI conceptually. RSU has also implemented its Integration Project and offers DEI programming. See developments below:

Activity

  • Anti-Racism, Bias, and Diversity Training

    Rogers State University offers diversity and inclusion programming on the subject of "issues of identity, culture, power, and influence."

  • Anti-Racism, Bias, and Diversity Training

    RSU has an Integration Project which is defined as "a series of events, training, and organizations to better assist the Rogers State University community in understanding and embracing the various forms of diversity on campus while creating an environment that promotes inclusivity and togetherness."

  • Curriculum Changes and Requirements

    All students take UNIV 1152 The University Experience in their first semester. This course covers DEI and is a requirement for all students as part of the First Year Experience.

  • Resources

    Rogers State University has an Instagram account devoted to its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee.

  • Symbolic Actions

    On November 12, 2020, RSU posted a YouTube video outlining how RSU Athletics participated in the NCAA Diversity and Inclusion Campaign.

  • Symbolic Actions

    On June 4, 2020, RSU tweeted a letter in response to the death of George Floyd. In the letter, the president states, "While we all have work to do, we at Rogers State University are committed to ensuring equality for all by fostering a diverse and inclusive environment for every community member."

Last updated December 6th, 2021