Critical Race Training in Education

University of Rochester


Mailing Address
University of Rochester 500 Joseph C. Wilson Blvd.
Rochester, New York 14627
(585) 275-2121
School Information
"One of the world’s leading research universities, Rochester has a long tradition of breaking boundaries—always pushing and questioning, learning and unlearning. We transform ideas into enterprises that create value and make the world ever better." The university enrolls over 12,000 students, employs over 3,000 faculty, and offers over 200 degree programs. (Source: (Source:
General Information
The University of Rochester has taken a symbolic step in supporting recent protest movements. The university removed its founder’s name (George Hoyt Whipple) from buildings and renovated his old office due to his racist background. No mandatory Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. However, see developments below:


  • Symbolic Actions

    Removal of founder’s name (George Hoyt Whipple) from buildings and renovation of his old office due to racist background.

  • Resources

    Boston University professor Ibram X. Kendi will deliver the MLK Commemorative Address.

Last updated March 13th, 2022