Critical Race Training in Education

Western Illinois University


Mailing Address
1 University Cir
Macomb, Illinois 61455
(309) 298-1414
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School Information
"We provide student-centered undergraduate and graduate programs characterized by innovative teaching, research, and service, grounded in interdisciplinary, regional and global perspectives. We engage our students in educational opportunities guided by a professional and diverse faculty and staff in collaboration with alumni and community partners. "WIU offers an outstanding variety of in-demand undergraduate and graduate programs, integrated programs, pre-professional programs, and certificate programs." The university has a 13:1 student-faculty ratio, enrolls over 5,200 students, and offers 64 undergraduate degrees, 33 graduate degrees, and one doctorate. (Source: (Source:
General Information
In response to the social/political movements over the summer, Western Illinois University sought to provide antiracist resources and training to its students, faculty, and staff. The university has provided an "Anti-Racist Inquiry Series" for faculty. No mandatory Critical Race Training sessions are yet required of students. However, see developments below:


  • Resources

    The university has created a six-part "Anti-Racist Inquiry Series for Faculty" series, which aims to create a more "equitable pedagogy".

Critical Race Training Courses Offered

Last updated April 30th, 2022