Critical Race Training in Education

University of Iowa

Undergraduate

Mailing Address
University of Iowa
Iowa City, Iowa 52242
Phone
(319) 335-3500
Email address
admissions@uiowa.edu
School Information
"The University of Iowa is one of America's premier public research universities. Founded in 1847, it is the state's oldest institution of higher education and is located alongside the picturesque Iowa River in Iowa City. A member of the Association of American Universities since 1909 and the Big Ten Conference since 1899, the University of Iowa is home to one of the most acclaimed academic medical centers in the country, as well as globally recognized leadership in the study and craft of writing. Iowa is known for excellence in both the arts and sciences, offering world-class undergraduate, graduate, and professional academic programs in a wide variety of fields." The university enrolls over 31,700 students, has over 3,100 faculty, and offers over 200 areas of study. (Source: https://uiowa.edu/about-iowa) (Source: https://uiowa.edu/academics/areas-study)
General Information
The University of Iowa's School of Law has required training in "diversity, equity, and inclusion and explicit/implicit bias” for students, staff, and faculty. Additionally, it is considering a diversity, equity, and inclusion course requirement to graduate, although no specific details are known about the course requirement. See developments below:

Critical Race Training Activity

  • Anti-Racism, Bias, and Diversity Training

    School of Law will require mandatory training “in diversity, equity, and inclusion and explicit/implicit bias” for students, staff, and faculty.

  • Curriculum Changes and Requirements

    School of Law will consider a diversity, equity, and inclusion course requirement to graduate.

  • Resources

    The College of Education will host an online workshop entitled, "Impacts of Racism on PK-12 Classrooms".

  • Resources

    The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences hosted an "Anti-Racist Writing Workshop" to create "more inclusive writing programs".

  • Resources

    The arts departments will be hosting a new series of virtual events called "Art and the Pursuit of Social Justice", which will discuss the intersection between social justice and art.

  • Symbolic Actions

    The College of Dentistry emailed the entire department condemning Trump’s CRT executive order, which caused a controversy, as a student spoke out against the email.

Last updated February 28th, 2021