Critical Race Training in Education

Wake Forest University


Mailing Address
1834 Wake Forest Road
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27109
(336) 758-5000
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School Information
"Founded in 1834, Wake Forest University is a private university located in Winston-Salem, N.C., with more than 8,000 students. The undergraduate population of more than 5,200 hails from 49 states and more than 50 foreign countries. Ours is a vibrant and diverse academic community in which students pursue learning in one or more of the 45 majors, 60 minors and additional programs we offer within our six colleges and schools." The university enrolls over 8,700 students, employs over 6,200 faculty and staff, and offers over 100 academic programs across its six schools. (Source:
General Information
Wake Forest University has not yet implemented a university-wide plan to support anti-racist initiatives. However, its Department of Mathematics and Statistics offered a course on combatting racism within mathematics and statistics disciplines. The exact content of the course is not yet clear. No mandatory Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. However, see developments below:


  • Resources

    “The Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Wake Forest University this fall is offering a 'racist and anti-racist uses of math and statistics class' in an effort to combat racism within the discipline of mathematics and the math department itself”.

  • Resources

    The university is offering "iLab Lunch and Learn," a deep-dive series of workshops designed to "provide WFU community members with the opportunity to continue their intercultural competence journey."

Last updated March 16th, 2022