Critical Race Training in Education

University of Illinois at Chicago


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1200 W Harrison St
Chicago, Illinois 60607
(312) 996-7000
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School Information
"UIC was formed in 1982 by the consolidation of two U. of I. campuses: the Medical Center campus, which dates back to the 19th century and the comprehensive Chicago Circle campus which replaced, in 1965, the two-year undergraduate Navy Pier campus that opened in 1946 to educate returning veterans." The public research university enrolls over 33,500 students, has over 2,800 faculty, and offers over 320 degree programs across its 16 colleges. (Source:
General Information
Although UIC has not yet implemented a university-wide program to promote and teach Critical race theory, it has bowed to activist pressure. As a result of petitions by students, John Marshall Law School will be changing its name. No mandatory Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. However, see developments below:


  • Symbolic Actions

    John Marshall Law School will be changing its name, due to petition pressure.

Last updated April 30th, 2022