Critical Race Training in Education

University of Nevada

Undergraduate

Mailing Address
1664 N. Virginia Street
Reno, Nevada 89557
Phone
(775) 784-1110
Email address
admissions@unr.edu
School Information
"The University of Nevada, Reno was founded in 1874 as Nevada's first institution of higher education. Today, the University delivers on its land-grant mission of access to education and knowledge by investing in the academics, facilities, engagement, support and vibrant campus life that promote our diverse students' cognitive growth and academic achievement – all while remaining one of the best values in American higher education." The university enrolls over 21,000 students, employs over 1,000 faculty, and offers academic programs across its 13 schools. (Source: https://www.unr.edu/about) (Source: https://www.unr.edu/academics/colleges-schools)
General Information
The University of Nevada will be taking steps to reduce bias in its course placement practices. The university will be considering alternatives for standardized tests for first-year course placement. No alternatives to the tests have been announced. No mandatory Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. However, see developments below:

Critical Race Training Activity

  • Admissions Policies

    University will be considering alternatives for standardized tests for first-year course placement.

  • Resources

    University will be organizing an "education series" called "Hate Uncycled", which will focus on the "effects of racism on public health; indigenous and land justice; and the First Amendment and policing"

Last updated February 13th, 2021