Critical Race Training in Education

Temple University

Undergraduate

Mailing Address
1801 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122
Phone
(215) 204-7000
Email address
askanowl@temple.edu
School Information
"Founded as a night school by Russell Conwell in 1884, Temple University has evolved into an international powerhouse in higher education and a top-tier research institution with roughly 40,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional students. As the largest university in one of the nation’s most iconic cities, Temple educates diverse future leaders from across Philadelphia, the country and the world who share a common drive to learn, prepare for their careers and make a real impact. Temple offers students a dynamic and nurturing learning environment with the support of a renowned faculty, dedicated academic advisors focused on setting a clear path to graduation and a broad curriculum of more than 500 academic programs. A longtime leader in professional education, Temple is also among the nation's largest educators in the combined fields of dentistry, law, medicine, pharmacy and podiatry." (Source: https://www.temple.edu/about)
General Information
Temple University requires members of its faculty search committees to undergo anti-bias training. The university invested $1 million into the university's anti-racist initiative, including investments into the “Department of Africology and African American Studies” and the new Center for Anti-Racism Research. The university’s Board of Trustees approved $3.5 million for the construction of the Center for Anti-Racism in March 2021. See developments below:

Activity

  • Anti-Racism, Bias, and Diversity Training

    Members of faculty search committees will be required to undergo bias training.

  • Program and Research Funding

    $1 million dollars will be invested into the university’s anti-racist initiative, with investments into the “Department of Africology and African American Studies” and the new Center for Anti-Racism Research.

  • Program and Research Funding

    The university’s Board of Trustees approved $3.5 million for the construction of the Center for Anti-Racism in March 2021.

  • Program and Research Funding

    Temple University chose the IDEAL (Institutional Diversity, Equity, Advocacy and Leadership) Office as the recipient of its project grant, according to media reports.

Last updated February 28th, 2022