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University at Albany (SUNY Albany)

Undergraduate School

Mailing Address
1400 Washington Ave
Albany, New York 12222
Phone
(518) 442-3300
Email address
ugadmissions@albany.edu
School Information
"For over 175 years, our students and faculty have tackled the day’s biggest challenges, answered our most pressing questions, and solved society’s most vexing problems. "We are, and always have been, fueled by a unique mix of academic excellence, internationally recognized research and a profound sense of purpose. "At UAlbany, you'll author your own success by doing the things that matter." The university enrolls over 17,500 students, offers over 200 programs, and has an 18:1 student-faculty ratio. (Source: https://www.albany.edu/about)
General Information
UAlbany's Alumni Association has hosted an event on "White Professionalism in the Workplace." The university currently does not require Critical Race Training sessions of students. However, see developments below:

Actions Taken

Political Actions and Support for Anti-Racism
  • In 2021, the university hosted Ibram X. Kendi, author of “How to Be an Antiracist.”
Resources
  • UAlbany's Alumni Association hosted an event on "White Professionalism in the Workplace," which argues "'Professionalism' has become coded language for white favoritism in workplace practices that are not inclusive for people of color."
  • The University at Albany School of Public Health has provided anti-racist resources.
Symbolic Actions
  • The university created the "WCI Antiracism and Intersectional Justice Committee."
Last updated July 26th, 2022
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