Critical Race Training in Education

University of Rhode Island

Undergraduate

Mailing Address
45 Upper College Rd
Kingston, Rhode Island 02881
Phone
(401) 874-1000
Email address
admission@uri.edu
School Information
"The University of Rhode Island is a diverse and dynamic community whose members are connected by a common quest for knowledge. "As a major research university defined by innovation and big thinking, URI offers its undergraduate, graduate, and professional students distinctive educational opportunities designed to meet the global challenges of today’s world and the rapidly evolving needs of tomorrow. That’s why we’re here." The university enrolls over 16,800 students, offers over 200 academic programs, and has a 16:1 student-faculty ratio. (Source: https://www.uri.edu/about/) (Source: https://www.uri.edu/about/facts/)
General Information
The University of Rhode Island has pledged to create "diversity coordinators in each college and division of the university who will work...on issues specific to their college/division related to recruitment and retention, professional development, student success, and curriculum development." No Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. See developments below:

Critical Race Training Activity

  • Symbolic Actions

    URI will be redesigning the interior of its "Memorial Union" space because the existing murals did not contain "diversity and a sensitivity to today’s complex and painful problems."

  • Symbolic Actions

    The university has appointed a "diversity, equity expert as interim head of Multicultural Center."

  • Resources

    The university pledged to, "Create diversity coordinators in each college and division of the university who will work in collaboration with the Office of Community, Equity and Diversity on issues specific to their college/division related to recruitment and retention, professional development, student success, and curriculum development."

Last updated March 2nd, 2021