Critical Race Training in Education

University of Maine

Undergraduate

Mailing Address
168 College Ave
Orono, Maine 04469
Phone
(207) 581-1865
School Information
"The University of Maine was established as the Maine College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts under the provisions of the Morrill Act, approved by President Abraham Lincoln in 1862. In 1897, the original name changed to the University of Maine. The institution opened Sept. 21, 1868 with 12 students admitted that fall. Today, the university is home to 11,741 undergraduate and graduate students." The university enrolls over 11,700 students, has a 16:1 student-faculty ratio, and offers more than 100 degree programs. (Source: https://umaine.edu/about/quick-facts/)
General Information
The University of Maine has taken steps to host and create anti-racist trainings and events. No mandatory Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. However, see developments below:

Critical Race Training Activity

  • Resources

    The university's Hutchinson Center will provide a professional development program titled "Racial Equity, Implicit Bias, and Diversity Training".

  • Resources

    The university has organized a series of Black History month events and challenges centering around "anti-racism" and "social change".

  • Symbolic Actions

    Black Lives Matter flag will be raised in front of Folger Library.

Last updated February 13th, 2021